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Family Practice Coding Alert

ICD-10 Update:
Rejoice With Straightforward Crossover For Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Hint: You cannot use the same code when the diagnosis is mixed anxiety disorder. When your FP diagnoses a patient with generalized anxiety disorder, you report the diagnosis in the same way as you did in ICD-9. You have a one-to-one transition code for the disorder in ICD-10, but you need to be aware of other code choices that you [...]