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To find the correct code for a symptom, sign, or test result, pay close attention to ICD-10's exclusion, code-first, and inclusion notes.
This installment in FPM's ICD-10 series explains the guidelines for coding hypertension.
Don't wait any longer. You need to take steps now to meet the Oct. 1 deadline.
It's going to be a challenging year, but we can do this.
Once you understand the basic structure of ICD-10, you'll be able to capture the details needed to assign a correct code.
Yes, there is a point to ICD-10. But you may not like it.
Leaving out key information in patient documentation can compromise quality and cost you money.
An ICD-10 code is one thing you can’t assemble without consulting the instruction book.
Our article series will help prepare you, and so will a sense of humor.
The government is considering a delay, but that doesn't mean you should.