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Avoid Any Confusion Coding Leukorrhea

Question: Is N98.8 the best ICD-10 code to report for leukorrhea? Utah Subscriber Answer: Yes, you should turn to code N89.8 (Other specified noninflammatory disorders of vagina) when the provider documents leukorrhea. If your provider documents leukorrhea not otherwise specified (NOS), you’ll still turn to N89.8 because this term appears as an explanatory term under N89.8. Background: If a patient [...]

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