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Radiology Coding Alert

ICD-10-CM:

S82.84- Demands Multiple Details for Bimalleolar Ankle Fractures

Follow the guidelines if documentation doesn’t indicate displaced or nondisplaced. You may be accustomed to looking for closed or open fractures under ICD-9, but you’ll need to watch for additional details to choose the most specific fracture code under ICD-10. A quick review of coding for a closed bimalleolar fracture is a helpful introduction to what’s in store when ICD-10 [...]


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