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Use New Vaping ICD-10-CM Code U07.0 Starting April 1, 2020

Monday, January 27, 2020

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Diagnosis coding for vaping-related disorders has been a hot topic lately. It’s so hot, that you’re getting a new ICD-10-CM code to be implemented on the unusual date of April 1, 2020, instead of with the usual Oct. 1 update. Start preparing with these tips. Where Can You Find a U Code in ICD-10-CM? Let’s […]

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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. December 2020 update: There will be a new ICD-10-CM code for vaping-related disorder, effective April 1, 2020. More information will be […]

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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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