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Pediatric Coding Alert


J45 Shifts Focus to Severity for Asthma Reporting

Hint: Identify symptoms and medication use for accurate reporting. Asthma is a common condition that you diagnose and treat at your pediatric practice, so it’s vital to know the specifics of reporting this condition using ICD-10 codes before the Oct. 1, 2014 effective date. Capture ICD-9 Codes Based on Etiology When reporting a diagnosis of acute exacerbation of asthma using [...]