AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2019 Issue 2; Ask the Editor
Chronic Schizophrenia with Acute Exacerbation
How is chronic schizophrenia with acute exacerbation coded? Are two codes assigned? Acute schizophrenia is indexed to code F23, Brief psychotic disorder. There is an Excludes1 note at category F20, Schizophrenia that excludes brief psychotic disorder (F23). ...
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