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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

ICD-10 News:
Medicare To Go Lenient on Diagnosis Coding Specificity Next Year

Avoid future problems by working with your physicians on added specificity. There is good news on the diagnosis coding front. According to a recent CMS guidance document, Medicare will give coders a wide berth when it comes to diagnosis coding specificity next year. From Oct. 1, 2015 until Oct. 1, 2016, Medicare payers will not deny claims “based solely on [...]