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Pain Management Coding Alert

ICD-10 Coding:

Start at R10 for Abdominal Pain Diagnoses

Here’s why you must know the difference between generalized pain, tenderness. Choosing the correct ICD-10 code for a patient with abdominal pain can make anyone queasy. Although abdominal pain symptoms may seem quite simple to report, you need extensive documentation to pinpoint the reason for the complaint. Also, you need to know the pain’s exact location to get your coding [...]