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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Ob-Gyn:
Prevent Pelvic and Female Genital Organ Pain Diagnosis Mishaps With This Advice

Forget 625.9; you should be using one of two codes instead. Patients often present to an ob-gyn practice complaining of pelvic pain or pain in the perineal, vulvar, vaginal, uterine or ovarian area. This mostly occurs in the lower abdominal area. It might be steady, or it may come and go. In the past, you reported 625.9 (Unspecified symptom associated [...]