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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

Diagnosis Coding:

Delve Into Documentation to Confirm Diagnosis When Your Provider Fails to Pick One

Don’t hesitate to get back to your provider for details when you need them. You might from time to time come across a claim with no supporting diagnosis—if your gastroenterologist has not provided you with a final diagnosis, you should not hesitate to continue billing for the encounter. Look at patient documentation, and you should find clues to report the [...]