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General Surgery Coding Alert

ICD-10: Capture Underlying HIV Condition for Surgical Report

- Published on Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Alert payers to possible complications. When your surgeon performs a procedure on a patient with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection or full-blown acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), you need to know how to report and sequence the condition. Reporting HIV/AIDS requires detailed documentation and knowing how to use a complex set of ICD-10 options. Your diagnosis coding may impact your pay [...]

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