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Family Practice Coding Alert

ICD-10 Update:
J01.0 Expands To Provide Better Specificity For Acute Maxillary Sinusitis

Hint: Follow similar list of inclusions and exclusions for both ICD-9 & ICD-10. When your clinician diagnoses acute maxillary sinusitis, you have to note that you have a specific ICD-10 code to identify a recurrent form of the condition, a choice that you did not have when using ICD-9 system of codes. ICD-9: When reporting a diagnosis of acute maxillary [...]