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Otolaryngology Coding Alert


Narrow Six 244.x Hypothyroidism Options to Five ICD-10 Codes in 2014

Your physician will have to think about the hypothyroidism cause. Hypothyroidism is a condition in which there is too little thyroid hormone in the bloodstream. Hypothyroidism is a common condition and is very treatable. Symptoms can include slowed heart rate, tiredness, inability to tolerate cold, mental fatigue, and constipation. ICD-9-CM Codes: Right now, you should report this condition with 244.x (Acquired hypothyroidism), [...]