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Primary Care ICD-10 Update: Keep These New Exam Codes on Your Radar Screen

- Published on Tue, Aug 07, 2018
ICD-10 expands depression, developmental disorder encounter subcategories. One of the goals of 2014’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) was to provide “more Americans with access to quality health care that includes coverage for mental health and substance use disorder services” (Source: aspe.hhs.gov/report/affordable-care-act-expands-mental-health-and-substance-use-disorder-benefits-and-federal-parity-protections-62-million-americans). This increased focus on the effects of mental and behavioral disorders has resulted in many changes in primary [...]

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