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Pain Management Coding Alert

ICD-10 Coding:
Dig Into Notes to Strike Migraine Coding Gold

Most, but not all, migraine codes require a sixth character. A patient has a migraine headache that your provider diagnoses. You check the ICD-10 book for codes, find G43, and move onto the next claim, right? Wrong: You’ve got to get a handle on the fourth, fifth, and (often) sixth digits that might accompany your migraine diagnosis, as most migraine [...]


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