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Issue #66 - December 14, 2015

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Featured Article
In The News
Coding Snapshot

Featured Article


Join the ICD-10 Proficiency Celebration


Thousands of certified AAPC members are emailing, tweeting, and Facebooking their joy at passing the ICD-10 Proficiency before the December 31 deadline. If you haven’t completed yours, do so and join the party. Read More


In the News


Documenting for HCCs with ICD-10


According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), “ICD-10 will enable providers to capture more details about the health status of their patients to improve patient care and public health surveillance.” Maybe yes. Maybe no. Success hinges on clear and concise documentation. Read More


Coding Snapshot


ICD-10 Case Study


PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Morbid obesity with significant comorbidities.
POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Morbid obesity with significant comorbidities and BMI of 45.0. Read More


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