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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

ICD-10 Update:

K57 Expands To 10 Options For Accurate Diverticulitis Reporting

Hint: Choose from another additional four codes if anatomical location is not specified. When your clinician diagnoses diverticulitis, choose the right ICD-10 codes based on anatomical location and hemorrhage as you did with ICD-9, while also factoring in the presence or absence of perforation and abscess. ICD-9: When reporting a diagnosis of diverticulitis, you’ll currently have to report from four [...]