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Radiology Coding Alert


Identify the Underlying Cause for Acute or Chronic Pancreatitis

Make sure you distinguish cyst and pseudocyst. You needn’t be perplexed by the ICD-10 options for pancreatitis. All you need to do is specifically look for documentation of the pathology. There are also options when the condition isn’t specifically documented by your physician.  Check the Cause of Pancreatitis When submitting codes for pancreatitis in ICD-9, you focused on chronicity of [...]