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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

ICD-10 Update:

Prepare Yourself for the ICD-10 Updates In 2017

Changes for GIs to postprocedural hematoma, Hodgkin’s lymphomas, and more. Sorting through the CMS final update for the ICD-10-CM codes can be a daunting task, with over 1,900 new codes, 400-plus revised codes, and 300-plus codes to go obsolete. As for the new final codeset, “…these 2017 ICD-10-CM codes are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2016 [...]