Pulmonology Coding Alert

ICD-10:
Proposed Codes May Change Your Cough Coding in October

Acute and chronic cough might be coded differently if the proposals are finalized. Cough coding could be set for a big overhaul as part of the Oct. 1, 2019 ICD-10 update. That’s the word from the proposals that the ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee discussed during its March meeting. The Committee will not make final decisions until later this year, [...]