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In Coding
Apr 26th, 2016
HIV infection/illness is coded as a diagnosis only for confirmed cases. Confirmation does not require documentation of a positive blood test or culture for HIV; the physician’s diagnostic statement that the patient is HIV positive or has an HIV-relat...
In Coding
Apr 25th, 2016
by Oby Egbunike, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CCS-P Bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and cartilage make up the musculoskeletal system. Bones provide the following functions: Bones form the skeleton, which is the framework for the entire body Bones produce red ...
In Coding
Apr 18th, 2016
The ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting provide extensive notes and instruction for coding pain (category G89). Review these guidelines in full. The following summary identifies key points. When seeking a pain diagnosis, identify as...
In Coding
Apr 18th, 2016
Excessive pressure from fluid in the eye can lead to a hypertensive condition called glaucoma. When ocular pressure rises, pathological changes occur that can damage vision. The fluid in the front of the eye flows through an anatomical pathway. If t...
In Coding
Apr 4th, 2016
Inflammatory conditions of the skin include dermatitis, erythema, rosacea, and psoriasis. There are many causes and many manifestations. There are different types of dermatitis, such as seborrheic, atopic, and contact dermatitis. Seborrheic dermatitis...
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