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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Cardiology:
Train for Tripled Edema Options Under the New Code Set

Check the index to keep fluid retention coding on track. The next time you code edema, check to see if the documentation clarifies whether it is localized or generalized. If not, it’s time for a documentation tune-up so you’re ready for ICD-10. ICD-9-CM Code 782.3, Edema ICD-10-CM Codes R60.0, Localized edema R60.1, Generalized edema R60.9, Edema unspecified Edema is swelling [...]


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