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Outpatient Facility Coding Alert

ICD 10:
Transition of Chronic Laryngitis Will Be a Simple Switchover to a J Code

Remember to report exposure to tobacco or infectious agents separately. If your physician diagnoses a patient with chronic laryngitis, you will have a simple switchover code to report this condition in ICD-10. Apart from this, all other criteria for reporting this condition, including the types of laryngitis that you report with the same code, remain the same as in ICD-9. [...]