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IMO™ Code Scout™ Overview: Online Medical Coding Resource

What is Code Scout?

IMO® Code Scout™ is an online medical coding resource that puts code sets like ICD-9-CM, CPT®, HCPCS and SNOMED CT® right at your fingertips!

Utilizing an extensive clinical and coding database from one of the leaders in medical terminology mapping, Code Scout brings the power of IMO® right to your browser! All the great features that you expect from IMO®, delivered in a convenient, easy-to-access web portal! Included features:

  • Over 190,000 problem terms, and over 500,000 procedure terms, all linked to the correct ICD, CPT® and HCPCS codes!
  • Search by abbreviations such as "fx" for fractures or IDDM (insulin dependent diabetes mellitus)!
  • Search using clinical terms used by doctors. Doctors notation in the patient record can be directly linked to the correct ICD code!
  • Search using misspellings! Even an improper spelling will give you the correct result!
  • No add-on packages or modules. All of the above is already built into IMO® Code Scout™!

Updated ten times a year with new medical terms and billing codes, and reviewed and analyzed by AHIMA, IMO® Code Scout™ takes the guesswork out of finding the right billing codes and creating clinically relevant documentation, resulting in fewer errors, and ultimately - fewer denied claims!

ICD-9 Description Code Scout Findable Terms
780.2 Syncope and collapse
46 IMO terms map to ICD-9-780.2, including these:

  • Attack, drop NEC
  • BO (Blackout)
  • Collapse
  • Collapse transient
  • Consciousness loss of
  • Fainted
  • Fainting spells
  • LOC (loss of consciousness)
  • Micturition syncope
  • Neurologic cardiac syncope
  • Passed out
  • Situational syncope
  • Syncopal episodes
  • Syncopal vertigo
  • Vasovagal episode
  • Vasovagal reaction
  • Vasovagal syncope
  • ...
Example of IMO® Code Scout™ data for IMO® Problem (IT)