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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Otolaryngology:
Change to R04.0 for Epistaxis Under ICD-10

Plus: Remember right/left modifiers according to payer policy. Under ICD-9 rules, you have just one code to report for nosebleeds, whether a patient comes to your office with active bleeding or has nosebleeds so frequently he wants to learn whether something more complex might be happening to cause the problem. Your go-to diagnosis is 784.7 (Epistaxis), which describes all nosebleeds [...]

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