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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? Subscriber Answer: You are correct. In the absence of a [...]