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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Post-Procedure ICD-10 Update:
Pick These New Post-Procedural Infection Codes When Pertinent

Additional category codes provide complication specificity. Coders who frequently turn to the T80-T88 (Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified) block of codes will find much of interest in the 2019 ICD-10 revisions. That’s because the T81.4 (Infection following a procedure) codes have been given an extensive expansion in the tabular list. Six new categories have been added, [...]