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Pathology/Lab Coding Alert

Diagnosis Update:

733.11 Crosswalks to 85 Code Choices in ICD-10

Remember 7th digit for encounter. How much more can you say about a disease-related humeral fracture (733.11, Pathological fracture of humerus)?   A lot, apparently, based on the fact that ICD-10 provides 85 different codes for that condition.   Simplify: Don’t get too overwhelmed by that number — you really just need to know five codes, but the number explodes [...]


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