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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Diagnosis Spotlight:

Ace Reporting Angiodysplasia of the Colon

Confirm the presence of hemorrhage to get to the right code. Your oncologist will often see patients for bleeding in the stools. When reporting the right diagnosis codes for angiodysplasia of the colon, your choice is guided by the presence or absence of hemorrhage. ICD-9-CM: Depending on presence or absence of hemorrhage, angiodysplasia can be reported using the following two [...]