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Clip and Save: Evaluate What Z Codes Can Do for You


- Published on Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Z codes are your keys to documenting chronic conditions, screenings or underlying physical or social circumstances that can affect a patient’s current health status or treatment. ICD-10 classifies Z codes into 16 general categories, as follows: 1. Contact/Exposure:  When a patient has been exposed to a communicable disease or has had contact with a factor hazardous to health, such as [...]





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