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ICD 10 Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Use These Clear-Cut Codes for Vague Abdominal Dx

Question: A new patient reported to our office complaining of pain in his lower abdomen. After a level-two evaluation and management (E/M) service, the gastroenterologist diagnoses "abdominal tenderness." What is the correct ICD-10 code for this condition? California Subscriber Answer: In order to choose the correct diagnosis code for this encounter, you're going to need some more specifics either from [...]


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