Medical Diagnosis Code Pick List

Sometimes clinicians and medical staff find it inefficient to search for ICD codes utilizing the preset descriptions and code numbers. We can easily help them customize the descriptions and make their preferences searchable for ICD codes.

Billing – Pick Lists

Location: Billing > Fee Schedule  

Select ICD 10/9 or CPT

Billing Fee Schedule screen in drchrono EHR app




  • Click the green “Add New” button.
  • This screen will appear. Select ICD-10 under code type. Then locate the code you want to customize by searching for the code number or preset description.

Fee schedule showing icd 10 in drchrono EMR app

  • Custom description: Enter the custom description desired. This will be searchable using the Picklist functionality.
  • Picklist category: Enter in an existing category previously established or use a new one simply by entering a new category name. Note: If you want to add it to an existing category, the typed text needs to be exactly as the already defined option.
  • The Diagnosis Picklist can be used on both the Web and iPad version of drchrono.
  • From the Appointment details screen, select the Billing tab across the tab.
  • To search for ICD codes using the custom description, select the Billing Picklist (red arrow in picture).

Billing pick list screen in drchrono EHR software

  • This will trigger a pop up window where you can search codes using your custom description. Check the box on the left to select the ICD code for usage in that appointment (multiple codes can be selected at once and added to an appointment).

ICD codes custom search screen in drchrono EMR software

Remington Woo, Implementation Manager, drchronoArticle by Remington Woo, Implementation Manager, drchrono

Remington has 8 years experience working on products in tech, co-founding a company in Education and now working to re-shape healthcare through drchrono.

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