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Pediatric Coding Alert


Determine Esophagitis Status When Coding Reflux

Starting next year, the single code for reflux expands into two separate choices. Esophageal reflux can occur at all ages, but the condition “is common and often overlooked in children,” according to the Pediatric/Adolescent Gastroesophageal Reflux Association.  If you see this common condition in your practice, get to know how the coding will change next year under ICD-10. ICD-9 Coding [...]