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Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement

Boost Documentation Capital With Z Codes

Tip: Check out miscellaneous options for treatments that don’t fit into a category. Z codes are your keys to documenting chronic conditions or underlying physical or social circumstances that can affect a patient’s current health status or treatment. According to the ICD-10-CM chapter guidelines, “Z codes indicate a reason for an encounter.” The guidelines further explain that codes in the [...]