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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Neurosurgery:

ICD-10 Switch Is Simple For Intracranial And Intraspinal Abscesses

You have a one-to-one match with ICD-9 codes. For intracranial and intraspinal abscess coding in ICD-10, you’ll just need to note that the abscess codes also apply to granulomas. Map the Codes In ICD-9 And ICD-10 When reporting an intracranial abscess in ICD-9, you use diagnosis code 324.0 (Intracranial abscess). This code applies to an embolic abscess in both the cerebrum [...]


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