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Orthopedic Coding Alert

ICD-10:
Fill in Whole Dx Picture with Chapter 20 Codes

Reporting external causes pinpoints condition, can improve patient outcomes. While it's true that you don't technically have to report external cause of morbidity codes (V00-Y99) for payment. Failure to do so, however, can cost the patient, the practice, medical researchers, and policy makers. One more thing: Neglecting these codes could cause problems between you and your provider? Read on, and [...]