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Get the Latest Vaping Coding Guidance From ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines

Monday, October 28, 2019

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You now have authoritative guidance on ICD-10-CM coding for e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI). One thing you’ll learn: There may be new codes on the way to provide additional detail. Get the Scoop on the New Vaping Guidelines The four Cooperating Parties for ICD-10-CM approved the new vaping coding guidance, with […]

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Increased E-Cigarette Use Creates Conundrum for Coders

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

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Here’s a question for you: what’s the appropriate ICD-10-CM code diagnosis for a patient who uses electronic cigarettes? According to the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Drug Abuse, electronic cigarettes, also called e-cigarettes or electronic delivery systems, supply a vaporized dose of nicotine infused with flavorings and other chemicals. Users inhale these substances […]

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