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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Case Study Corner:
Use These 5 UTI Dx Tips to Prove Urinalysis Necessity

Here are the codes you need before you report the test. Proving medical necessity for tests has always been one important function of medical documentation. That means providing the most specific diagnosis possible so that the lab’s bill won’t raise any red flags with a payer. This is especially true when your provider orders a urine culture or a urinalysis [...]