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ICD 10 Coding Alert

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Gastric Ulcers Morph to K25 in ICD-10

Observe minor changes to list of inclusions and exclusions. When you report gastric ulcer diagnoses after Oct.1, 2014, you will no longer have to focus on obstructions -- ICD-10 codes will only need you to concentrate on chronicity, along with presence or absence of hemorrhage and perforations. Don’t Forget 5th Digit Expansion While Using ICD-9 For gastric ulcer reporting in ICD-9, [...]

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