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Diagnostic Criteria: Recalibrate Your Stroke Coding Skills Using This Timetable


- Published on Fri, Jul 14, 2017

Some coders don’t take into account anything more than what’s offered in the dictation report when it comes to coding strokes. However, in order to reach the correct degree of specificity, a coder needs to understand each different dynamic at play when the physician documents a cerebral infarction in the findings or impression.

There are no universal guidelines that determine [...]

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