Don't Let Gastroesophageal Coding Cause Heartburn: Using GERD to Discuss Coding Symptoms Versus Diagnosis



More than 60 million American adults experience heartburn at least once a month, and more than 15 million adults suffer daily from heartburn.1 Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) is weak or relaxes inappropriately, allowing the stomach’s....