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Our tour of ICD-10 continues with the minor injury codes you’re likely to use in family medicine.
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.
Once you understand the basic structure of ICD-10, you'll be able to capture the details needed to assign a correct code.
Leaving out key information in patient documentation can compromise quality and cost you money.
Recognizing warning signs and documenting with care are two keys.
This one-page form can help improve care, keep visits patient-centered, and even save you some time.
Two key characteristics will help you to ensure that your notes communicate not only what you did, but also what you were thinking.
A $1.5 million study is underway to determine whether this practice is a good idea. Spoiler alert: It is.
The third article in our series on Medicare's documentation guidelines will help you determine whether what's on your mind is what's on the patient's record.