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ICD 10 Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Don’t Wait On This To Submit Claims

Question: We have a coder who wants to hold charts when patients don’t have definitive diagnoses. She says the patient will have a definite diagnosis “down the line” and she will code them at that point. I’m urging her to submit the claims using signs and symptoms codes. Can you advise? Supercoder.com Subscriber Answer: You are correct. In the absence of a [...]