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Diagnosis Coding: Here's How to Eradicate 4 Coding Pitfalls For Embolism Reporting

- Published on Wed, Oct 08, 2014
Check where the embolus is located and where it originated. To successfully report embolisms, the embolism origin is the main deciding factor in choosing the primary diagnosis. However, code selection isn’t foolproof. Check out four possible places where you can slip and end up at the wrong end of claim rejections. Pitfall 1: Septicemia isn’t Your Primary Diagnosis You may [...]

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