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Anesthesia Coding Alert

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Plantar Fasciitis Will Have Simple Diagnosis Switch in October

Change the code, keep the descriptor. With warmer weather just around the corner, the springtime athletes who have taken it easy during winter will be out in force. Many can find themselves suffering from plantar fasciitis, which is caused by straining the ligament supporting the arch. Repeated strain can cause tiny tears and, in severe cases, lead to surgery. When [...]


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