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Pain Management Coding Alert

ICD-10: Substance Abuse Codes Strive for Specificity in 2018


- Published on Thu, Aug 03, 2017

New ICD-10 allows you to specify patient’s stage of remission.

There’s a new list of ICD-10 codes for 2018, and pain management coders will have to pay attention once again.

The World Health Organization (WHO) added thousands of new and revised codes to the ICD-10 2018 manual, which becomes effective on October 1, 2017.

How many? The WHO added a [...]

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