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Pain Management Coding Alert

You Be the Coder: Remember, Different Types of Ab Pain Have Different Codes


- Published on Thu, Feb 08, 2018
Question: What is the correct ICD-10 code for upper-quadrant abdominal pain? Indiana Subscriber Answer: It depends on the exact location and type of the abdominal pain. ICD-10 goes deep to provide you with four different codes for the type of pain you describe. Go back and check the encounter notes, and then choose one of the following ICD-10 codes to [...]





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