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Otolaryngology Coding Alert

ICD-10 Coding:
Use 1 More Code to Finish Some Rhinitis Diagnoses

Chronic rhinitis patient? Check tobacco exposure level. When you are choosing the correct diagnosis code for rhinitis, you’ll first have to decide between the different rhinitis types. Not so fast: If the patient has chronic rhinitis, one ICD-10 code might not be enough to fully represent the patient’s diagnosis. In order to submit a complete picture of the chronic rhinitis [...]