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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

ICD-10 Update:

Enjoy Simple Transition to K65.1 For Peritoneal Abscess Diagnosis

Hint: Don’t forget to identify the etiology and report it separately. When your gastroenterologist diagnoses peritoneal abscess, you should continue to report it in ICD-10 in the same manner that you followed with ICD-9. Pay attention to the other terms that your clinician might use to describe the diagnosis so that you are able to report the condition correctly. ICD-9: [...]