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Orthopedic Coding Alert


Formalize How You Assign Diagnosis Codes for Falls

You should read the rules about including Z codes—here’s why. ICD-10 may be a trip, but you don’t have to get tripped up when coding for falls in the ED setting with this helpful guidance. When a patient presents to the ED for evaluation after a fall and your orthopedic physician evaluates the patient with no injuries identified, there are a [...]