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Coding Tip: Reporting Vaping in ICD-10-CM | Effective on 4/1/2020

Coding Tip: Reporting Vaping in ICD-10-CM | Effective on 4/1/2020

Effective with 4/1/2020 discharges, ICD-10-CM code U07.0  is used to report vaping -related disorders. ICD-10-CM code U07.0 (vaping related disorder) should be used when documentation supports that the patient has a lung-related disorder from vaping. This code is found in the new ICD-10-CM Chapter 22. U07.0 will be in listed in the ICD-10-CM manual under a new section: Provisional assignment of new disease of uncertain etiology or emergency use.

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Telehealth and the Coronavirus

Telehealth and the Coronavirus

The US government and public-health officials are urging consumers to utilize telemedicine for remote treatment, fill prescriptions and get medical attention during the new coronavirus pandemic. The goal is to keep people with symptoms at home and to practice social distancing if their condition doesn’t warrant more intensive hospital care.

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