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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

ICD-10 Update:

Get Ready to Discover Other Symptoms Before Coding IBS in ICD-10

IBS code shares the ICD-10 code address with spastic colon. Presence of diarrhea symptoms or absence thereof will play a crucial role in arriving at the right choice of ICD-10 diagnosis code when your clinician diagnoses irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) after Oct. 1. ICD-9: When your physician arrives at a diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome, you report it with 564.1 [...]