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Outpatient Facility Coding Alert

ICD-10-CM:
Boost Your Aftercare, Follow-Up Dx Coding Skills With 2 Examples

Proper code sequencing is only half the battle. The inexperienced coder might use terms like aftercare and follow-up interchangeably. When it comes to diagnosis coding, however, these are two fundamentally different concepts. Whether you’re working in a surgical specialty, or some ancillary specialties like radiology, you’ve got to be acutely aware of the differences between these two terms. Once you’ve [...]