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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Diagnosis Spotlight:
F40 Takes the Anxiety Out of Your Agoraphobia Reporting

Tip: Occurrence or absence of panic attack is still the key to accurate reporting. When you begin using ICD-10 codes to report agoraphobia, there is no need to panic if your psychiatrist or clinical psychologist has not made any mention of a panic attack. Although you need to base your choice on this, you can use an additional unspecified code [...]

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