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Family Practice Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Assign 'Feeding Difficulties' Code For Choking

Question: Our FP evaluated a newborn baby whose mother said that the child would often begin to choke while being fed and would then spit up the milk. I want to know what diagnosis code I should report for the E/M encounter that our clinician performed on the baby. I was looking through the codes and could only come up with [...]