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Pain Management Coding Alert

ICD-10 Coding:

Aim Straight on Stomach Pain Dx with these Tips

Supporting stomachache coding can be easy with the proper guidance. Patients reporting with abdominal issues present coders with several challenges when they select the correct ICD-10 code. Fortunately, all you have to do is apply three basic coding concepts - severity, location, and code-specific Excludes1 guidelines - for accurate documentation of this ubiquitous condition. Don't just go on gut instinct [...]