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ICD-10-CM Coding for ‘Vomiting’ Is Simple, Except When It’s Not

Friday, May 11, 2018

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Many coders have memorized R11.- (Nausea and vomiting). It’s a common complaint. But did you know that the diagnosis code for cyclical vomiting is in nervous system category G43.- (Migraine)? I was interested to see that when I read a recent Gastroenterology Coding Alert article. In a leap that perhaps only those in healthcare would […]

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Add ICD-10-CM Accuracy to Your Repeat Pap Smear Claims

Friday, July 28, 2017

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Right about now it feels like all eyes are on ICD-10-CM 2018 (and there are plenty of changes to deal with). But we’ve got to be sure codes for our current claims are accurate, too. Today let’s get back to basics with a look at how to handle diagnosis coding for repeat Pap smears. Zero […]

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How to Report Tachycardia Under ICD-10

Monday, June 4, 2012

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Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia is a fairly common diagnosis, and that’s why you need to make sure that you know how to code for it when ICD-10 replaces ICD-9. ICD-9-CM Code 427.0, Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia ICD-10-CM Code I47.1, Supraventricular tachycardia Supraventricular tachycardia refers to a faster than normal heart rate that originates in the atria or the atrioventricular node. […]

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