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Use Single ICD-10 Code for RA With Heart Disease

Question: An established patient with rheumatoid heart disease and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) of the wrist reported to the orthopedist for a checkup of the condition. The provider performed a level-three evaluation and management (E/M) service. I know to report 99213, but what is the best ICD-10 code(s) to capture this condition? My colleague says M05.30- along with M06.82-, but I’m [...]