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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Pulmonary Coding:

See Beyond Extensive Diagnostic Testing for Pulmonary Hypertension Coding

Keep digging through the symptoms until you find the diagnosis, then code. Selecting the right code to describe a patient’s pulmonary hypertension will depend on several key factors including whether the hypertension is arterial or is caused by lung disease. Choose the right code from the ICD-10-CM I27.0 (Primary pulmonary hypertension) and I27.2- (Other secondary pulmonary hypertension) code range, using [...]