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General Surgery Coding Alert


Add Complications to Crohn's Codes

Crosswalk expands with 6th digit. Just like ICD-9, you’ll find four codes for regional enteritis (Crohn’s disease) in ICD-10, based on the intestinal location. But unlike ICD-9, you’ll need more clinical information about the patient’s condition so that you can incorporate any complications into a complete, accurate ICD-10 code. You need to be ready for the change with the scheduled [...]

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