The U.S. is now experiencing a severe flu season and CDC officials reported 51.4 hospitalizations due to influenza per 100,000 people in the week ending January 27. Accurate documentation is important with regard to appropriate patient care as well as accurate physician reimbursement. It is important for clinicians as well as coders at medical coding companies to know how to assign the right ICD-10 codes for influenza and associated conditions.

The infographic below lists the ICD-10 codes for flu and pneumonia

Get to Know the Right ICD-10 Codes for Influenza and Pneumonia