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ICD 10 Coding Alert


S82.84- Demands Multiple Details for Bimalleolar Ankle Fractures

Follow the guidelines if documentation doesn’t indicate displaced or nondisplaced. You may be accustomed to documenting closed or open fractures under ICD-9, but you’ll need to include additional details so that coders can choose the most specific fracture code under ICD-10. A quick review of coding for a closed bimalleolar fracture is a helpful introduction to what’s in store when [...]

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