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Follow This Documentation Checklist for Clean Atherosclerosis Claims

Hint: You must check to see if the patient has associated angina with the atherosclerosis. When you report a code from category I25.1- (Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery), there are some specific details you should look for in the documentation. Read on to learn what steps you should take when looking at the documentation to safeguard your reimbursement. [...]