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ICD 10 Coding Alert


K86.0 Will Offer a Specific Code for Alcohol-Induced Chronic Pancreatitis in 2014

Acute and chronic forms will still have separate options under the new code set. Discussions of increased specificity for ICD-10 codes often focus on needing to know the side of the body or anatomic area affected. But as the chronic pancreatitis codes reveal, you also may need to know the cause of the condition to choose the most appropriate ICD-10 [...]

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