Reverse Search with a CodeWatch this brief YouTube movie and see how easy it is to reverse search with a code using ICD10Doc.
Enter one code at a time in the second search box on the "Home" (landing) page and click the "Reverse Search" button
Reverse search will work with either an ICD-9 or ICD-10 code, Diagnosis or Procedure.
For ICD-9 search the app will use the General Equivalence Mapping (GEM)
Use between 3 and 8 characters when searching with a code
You may search using the dot notation H40.053 or you may search without the dot like H40053
Use ONLY ONE code at a time.
The initial list of results may include both diagnosis and procedures, as it may happen searching with the terms 0010
Select the relevant diagnosis or the procedure
Once you've picked a tentative result and have clicked on its hyperlink - you will be redirected to the last page:
On this page the title will display the ICD-10 code and its description.
For example, enter V91.07 and ICD10Doc will find the always fascinating and very common diagnosis of...
V91.07 Burn due to water-skis on fire
You can also reverse search for a procedure, with a given 7 characters ICD-10 PCS code.
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