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Oncology & Hematology Coding Alert

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Coding for Fatigue? Look at These 2 Codes

Question: A lot of cancer patients come into our office with complaints of fatigue. I'm not even sure where to start looking in ICD-10-CM for that code. How do I make sure that I report this correctly? Connecticut Subscriber Answer: The two codes you have at your disposal are R53.81 (Other malaise) and R53.83 (Other fatigue). Before you ask which code to [...]