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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Diagnosis Spotlight:
Enjoy Clear Distinction for Rett's Syndrome With F84.2

Use additional code for any associated intellectual disabilities. If your psychiatrist specializes in treating patients with childhood developmental or disintegrative disorders, you’ll be relieved to know that a diagnosis of Rett’s syndrome can be very specifically reported using the ICD-10 system while you had to use a generalized diagnosis code in ICD-9. ICD-9: When your clinician makes a diagnosis of [...]