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Pediatric Coding Alert


Look to F50 Series for Eating Disorder Diagnoses

Hint: Distinguish from binge eating or purging type to nail the ICD-10 diagnosis. When the pediatrician diagnoses an eating disorder, you’re currently quite familiar with the 307.xx series of ICD-9 codes, but your options won’t change too dramatically under ICD-10, which will offer a fairly easy transition to your coding strategy. Capture This Bulimia Change   ICD-9: You currently use [...]