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Specificity: Apply These Laterality, Episode of CareTips For Pediatric Presentations

- Published on Thu, May 09, 2013
It’s not just your P’s and Q’s that need minding under ICD-10, keep an eye on your A’s, D’s, S’s and W’s to get the needed specificity for your diagnosis choice Expanding the diagnosis code set from a maximum of five characters in ICD-9 to seven characters in ICD-10 allows for specificity in the areas such as laterality and episode [...]

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