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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

ICD-10 Update:

Get Ready to Assign R10 codes for Abdominal Pains

What is the trick for painless reporting of abdominal pain? Hint: The symptom is simple to report but needs extensive investigation to pinpoint the reason for the complaint. Yes, we are talking about abdominal or stomach pain. Come October, you’ll find a fairly straightforward transition for this symptom in ICD-10. Take notice of the new codes introduced to give you [...]