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    Wiki Palliative Care coding order for ICD-10 codes

    I am new to Palliative care coding for Inpatient care. I have questions regarding both the sequencing of the ICD-10 code, Z51.5 and also the definition of "Code also condition requiring care". To me, if a Palliative Care provider is called in to see a patient that has a terminal disease and...
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    Wiki Diagnoses and Palliative Care Coding

    Hello, I am working with a Palliative Care group as their Coding Educator. They have been told by other specialists they should not code their diagnosis codes because then they cannot bill for their visit. As a result, they are selecting symptom codes like weakness for their primary when they...
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    Wiki Sequencing ICD 10 Code Z51.5 Encounter for Palliative Care

    The ICD 10 code Encounter for Palliative Care Z51.5- does this need to be the primary code for the visit? Does this differ for Inpatient and Outpatient Visits?