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Family Practice Coding Alert

ICD-10 Update:

Get More Specificity to Infectious Mononucleosis Reporting in ICD-10

Zip from a single code in ICD-9 to 16 highly specific ICD-10 codes. When you begin using ICD-10 codes on Oct.1, 2015, you will need to check out chart notes to look for viral etiology and complications, as this will affect the way you report infectious mononucleosis in ICD-10. ICD-9: When reporting a diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis, you have to [...]