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ICD 10 Coding Alert

General Surgery:

I82.4-- Names Vessels for Lower Extremity Embolism/Thrombosis

That’s a change from 453.4x ICD-9 terminology. Right now, knowing whether a lower extremity deep vein embolism or thrombosis is proximal or distal is all the information you need to fill out your claim forms. But that won’t be the case once you begin using ICD-10 in October 2014. To get ready for the change, you’ll need to train your [...]

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