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Pulmonology Coding Alert

Diagnosis Coding:

Stay in the Know: New Pulmonary Embolism Codes to Debut Oct. 1

You’ll find hundreds of changes in the 2020 diagnosis code set. When it comes to treating pulmonary embolism, you may see a vast range of specific conditions — some of which aren’t easy to find in the ICD-10 manual. Fortunately, CMS is expanding your options effective Oct. 1, thanks to almost 400 changes and updates to the ICD-10-CM code list. [...]