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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Family Practice:

Watch For One-to-One Matches For Noninfectious Gastroenteritis

Hint: Look for causative factor in the documentation to zero in on right ICD-10 code. If your FP’s diagnosis is gastroenteritis, you will have to first check if the condition is infectious or noninfectious gastroenteritis. You will be relieved to know that you have one-to-one transition codes for the different types of non-infectious gastroenteritis in the ICD-10 set of codes. [...]