Coding Guidelines: Think All ICD-9 Codes Expand Into Multiple Options? Think Again.
Here's how you should report conditions both acute and chronic.
You may be operating under the assumption that ICD-9 codes will always multiply into more specific options, and that's why the ICD-10-CM manual is so big. However, that isn't always the case. Conditions requiring two or more ICD-9 codes right now might be simplified into a [...]
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