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Choosing an ICD-10 Code for Zika

Question: Have there been any changes in how you should report an ICD-10 code for the Zika virus? Notes indicate that one of our physicians recently treated an established patient with a confirmed Zika diagnosis; notes indicate a level-two office E/M service. Florida Subscriber Answer: Since October 1, there has been a new ICD-10 code on the books for Zika: A92.5 (Zika [...]