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Orthopedic Coding Alert

You Be the Coder: Go to 7th Spot for Fracture Dx

- Published on Tue, Mar 06, 2018
Question: Noted indicate that the orthopedist treated a patient with a closed oblique fracture of the fibula shaft. What is the appropriate diagnosis code for this injury? Minnesota Subscriber Answer: You'll need a few more pieces of information in order to choose the most accurate ICD-10 code possible for your patient's injury. Get these questions answered by the orthopedist first. [...]

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