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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

ICD-10 Update:
Proceed to Painless Reporting of Abdominal Pain With R10 Codes

New codes introduced give more options for colic and severe abdominal pain. What’s the most common presentable symptom reported in your gastroenterology practice? Hint: It’s simple to report but needs extensive investigation to pinpoint the reason for the complaint. Yes, we are talking about abdominal or stomach pain. Come October, you’ll find a fairly straightforward transition for this symptom in [...]