Pediatric Coding Alert

Procedure Coding: Follow This St(r)ep by Step Guide for Accurate Sore Throat Reporting


- Published on Tue, Nov 28, 2017
Go from test to dx to know your -itis. Sore throat. Strep throat. Pharyngitis. The terms are often confused and substituted for each other. But ICD-10-CM creates some very specific distinctions between them, especially when they are caused by the streptococcus virus. So, if you’re still puzzled by the variety of ways to code these common pediatric illnesses and the [...]


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