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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

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Locate Your Leukorrhea Code In the ICD-10 Manual

Question: Is N98.8 the best ICD-10 code to report for leukorrhea? SuperCoder Subscriber Answer: Yes, you should turn to code N89.8 (Other specified noninflammatory disorders of vagina) when the provider documents leukorrhea. If your provider documents leukorrhea NOS, you’ll still turn to N89.8 because this term appears as an explanatory term under N89.8. Background: If a patient has leukorrhea, she [...]

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