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Gastroenterology Coding Alert


New Proposed Codes Could Change Your Diverticulitis Coding in October

Appendicitis, cholelithiasis are also diagnosis codes to watch. Diverticulitis coding could be set for a pretty big overhaul as part of the Oct. 1, 2017, ICD-10 update. That’s the word from the proposed changes that the ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee discussed during its March meeting. The Committee will not make final decisions until later this year, but the following [...]