Internal Medicine Coding Alert

Mythbusters: Document High Blood Pressure Diagnoses Definitively by Busting These Myths

- Published on Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Understand these three scenarios to master hypertension reporting. Let’s face it: hypertension coding isn’t always straightforward. In some patients, the condition causes complications; in other patients, other conditions are the cause. It’s no wonder, then, that high blood pressure diagnoses have created their own set of myths that need to be dispelled. So, we asked our expert mythbusters to weigh [...]

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