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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

ICD-10:

Get Ready for Location Specificity in Reporting Crohn's Disease

Be sure to denote the complications or lack thereof in your fifth and sixth digits. As the official date for ICD-10 transition has been announced as Oct. 1, 2015, ICD-10 updates will keep you ahead of the curve. Crohn’s disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), is a chronic inflammatory condition that may affect any part of the gastrointestinal [...]