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ICD 10 Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Count on Adverse Effect Guidelines in This Chemo Scenario

Question: A patient arrives for an evaluation and management (E/M) visit following chemotherapy for metastatic squamous neck cancer. The reason for the visit states "throat pain from vomiting following chemotherapy." What ICD-10 code(s) should I apply? South Dakota Subscriber Answer: When determining the proper ICD-10 code for an adverse effect, context is absolutely key. Many coders are guilty of improperly [...]