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Podiatry Coding & Billing Alert

Deep Tissue Injury:

Coding Injuries of the Heel Shouldn't Have You Hobbling

Location and cause of injury hold the key. Before you begin to code an encounter where your podiatrist treated a patient for deep tissue injury of the heel, you must look for clues in the documentation, including the cause of injury as well as patient history. Was there some foreign body lodged in it? Is the patient diabetic? Was she [...]