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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Fracture coding:

2 Factors You Can't Afford to Miss in Your Vertebral Fracture Diagnosis Coding

Tip: Confirm underlying disease and site before you pick up the right code. Vertebral fractures are nearly twice as common as other osteoporotic fractures in the wrist or hip, according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Osteoporotic vertebral fractures occur in nearly 700, 000 patients each year – and many of them might see your pain management physician for [...]

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