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Pulmonology Coding Alert

ICD-10 Update:

Get Set For One-to-One Transition For Inhalation Pneumonitis

Hint: Don’t forget to code the inhaled substance separately with an appropriate T code. When your pulmonologist diagnoses pneumonitis due to the inhalation of any solids or liquids, you’ll select an ICD-10 code based on the type of solids or liquids inhaled as you’ve been doing under ICD-9. ICD-9: You currently base a pneumonitis diagnosis on the type of solid [...]