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Family Practice Coding Alert

ICD-10-CM Coding:
Overwhelmed by UTI Code Choices? Here's How to Narrow Them Down

There's more to coding these infections than you might think. Look up Infection/urinary (tract) in the ICD-10-CM alphabetic index, and you'll see N39.0 (Urinary tract infection, site not specified) as the first listed code. But look down the listing under that entry and you'll also see a number of other codes, including complicating, pregnancy O23.4- (Unspecified infection of urinary tract [...]