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Pain Management Coding Alert

ICD-10:
Check Out This Dx Class for Stroke Scale Scores

ICD-10 codes include 42 NIHSS-related codes. ICD-10 2017’s arrival made coding for strokes a little more involved, and a lot more specific. The newest diagnosis code book provides coders with ICD-10 codes to report National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) scores for patients who took the assessment. These 42 new codes will allow the physician to paint a more precise [...]