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Pediatric ICD-10 Update: Add These New Neonatal Withdrawal, Transitory Disorders Codes on Oct. 1


- Published on Tue, Aug 07, 2018
Coding newborn exposure to therapeutic, addictive drugs to get more specific. The transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 created plenty of crosswalk headaches for coders of all specialties, including those in the field of pediatrics. The change affected the neonatal withdrawal from maternal therapeutic or addictive drug codes particularly, according to Melanie Witt, RN, CPC, MA, an independent coding expert based in [...]


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