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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Notes Primer:
Dig Deeper When You See Excludes1 Notes

Rely on new Coding Clinic clarification for help. If you see an Excludes1 note after an ICD-10-CM code, do you know exactly how that affects your coding? If you’re not 100 percent sure, you’re not alone. “Coding Excludes1 notes has been a controversial topic among many hospitals and practices due to a lack of definitive guidelines,” says Lindsay Della Vella, [...]