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Codes: 37229, 36247, 36200, 36140, 75710, 75625, 76937
New to Cardiovascular coding and trying to determine if 36200 and 36140 are distinct from 36247 since it's bundled.
Preoperative Diagnosis... [ Read More ]
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Leah Johnson RN... [ Read More ]
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