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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

ICD-10 Update:

K80.1 Offers Accurate Reporting Options For Cholelithiasis With Chronic Cholecystitis

Hint: Use different code sets when calculi are present in gall bladder and the biliary duct. When reporting a diagnosis of cholelithiasis using ICD-10 codes, you’ll base your code selection on presence or absence of cholecystitis, chronicity and on the presence and absence of obstruction. If this seems familiar, that’s because this is how you currently select your ICD-9 codes. [...]