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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

ICD-10 Update:

Go For a One-to-One Simple Transition to K28 ForGastrojejunal Ulcer

Hint: If cause is alcohol abuse, don’t forget to identify it additionally. When reporting a diagnosis of gastrojejunal ulcer with ICD-10, you’ll need to focus only on presence or absence of hemorrhage or perforation along with chronicity. You do not have to check for obstruction as you would do when reporting the condition with ICD-9 codes. ICD-9: When reporting a [...]