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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

ICD-10 Update:

Rejoice For a One-to-One Simple Transition For Portal Hypertension

Hint: Don’t forget to check documentation for additional complications. When reporting a diagnosis of portal hypertension using ICD-10, you will need to report it with the simple crossover ICD-10 code K76.6. However, as in ICD-9, you will also need to report any complications such as portal hypertensive gastropathy with an additional code. ICD-9: Under ICD-9, you will have to report [...]