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Otolaryngology Coding Alert

ICD-10:
Notes of 'Right' or 'Left' Will Help You Dig for the Correct Impacted Cerumen Code

Hint: The H61.2- family will have all your code choices. With coding for impacted cerumen being such a hot topic in 2014, be sure you’re aware of associated diagnoses and how you should report them when ICD-10 goes into effect. The key to correct diagnosis choice? Your physician’s documentation. Keep It Simple With 380.4 Under ICD-9 ICD-9 currently provides a [...]


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