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ICD-10 Coding: Work Out Combination, Complication Dxs with These 2 Examples

- Published on Fri, Feb 09, 2018
Remember to check ICD-10-CM guidelines, even for obscure cases. Diagnosis: Postoperative imaging for an arteriosclerotic-induced ruptured cerebral aneurysm of the right posterior communicating artery. At first glance, this diagnosis is a handful. The first hang-up comes with the arteriosclerosis descriptor. Your instincts may initially direct you to code the arteriosclerosis as the underlying condition; however, there's two separate reasons why [...]

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