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Anesthesia Coding Alert

Crohn's Disease Brings Complications, But Don't Let It Complicate Your Coding

Now you can get more specific with a 6th digit. Providing anesthesia for a patient with Crohn’s disease (regional enteritis) can bring potential complications from your provider’s perspective. Be sure you know how the coding options changed under ICD-10 so submitting the claims won’t bring complications of its own. Beginning point: ICD-10 has four codes for Crohn’s disease just as [...]