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Coding Diabetes: Time to Look at the Coding Guidelines Again

During November, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is raising awareness about diabetes, diabetic eye disease, the importance of early disease detection, and related preventive health services covered by Medicare. According to the CMS website, diabetes can lead to severe complications such as heart disease, stroke, vision loss, kidney disease, nerve damage, and […]

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ICD-9 Sequencing: Ace Late Effects Diagnosis Coding With This Flow Chart

Combination codes for stroke late effects won’t always cover all the details.
Proper sequencing is essential when coding for late effects, so use this handy chart to sequence your codes correctly every time.

Chart provided by Lisa Selman-Holman, JD, BSN, RN, HCS-D, COS-C, consultant and principal of Selman-Holman & Associates and CoDR — Coding Done Right in Denton, Texas.
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