ICD-10 Coding Helpful Hints

In For referring physicians by Amy

These are provided as a courtesy to provide support for ICD-10 coding Nuclear Medicine Malignant neoplasm – Include laterality and/or neoplasm class/specifics Abdominal and chest pain acceptable – Quadrant specification recommended Nausea alone insufficient; nausea and vomiting insufficient Diarrhea not covered; Diarrhea with abdominal pain acceptable if appropriate Fluoroscopy Malignant neoplasm – Include laterality and/or specific site Dysphagia unacceptable alone …