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Breathe Easy: Fourth Digit of Emphysema Codes Provides More Specificity

Two ICD-9 emphysema codes have a direct match to ICD-10 codes. If your providers perform cessation counseling, you may find yourself using emphysema diagnosis codes on a regular basis, so learning the new ICD-10 emphysema diagnosis codes will benefit your day-to-day routine. Have no fear; with ICD-10 this fall, you will have twice as many codes to choose from, but [...]

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