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Neurosurgery Coding Alert

ICD-10-CM Update:
ICD-10: Anatomy Is Key In Cerebral Embolism

Confirm symptoms to locate site of occlusion; check laterality before you select a code. Embolism is a common diagnosis in neurosurgical practice. Equally common are the challenges that coders face in reporting the diagnosis of embolism. The key challenges include the complexity of the brain circulation and the plethora of symptoms that providers document in patients diagnosed with embolism.  To [...]