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Follow These Simple Tips for Submitting An Infected Surgical Wounds Diagnosis

Hint: Identify the infection and document an infected device, if any. When selecting the diagnosis codes for infected surgical wounds in ICD-10, you will follow the same logic as you do in ICD-9 but the 7th character in the codes make them distinct. Knowing the right approach can help you to make easy claims. ICD-9: When reporting the diagnosis of [...]

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