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    Does anyone have any good references or purchased any good exercises in icd-9 code sequencing? So many payers are placing such emphasis on this when determining reimbursement I want to make sure I am interpreting the rules correctly. Thanks
    Heather Winters, CPC, CFPC

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    Sioux Falls South Dakota
    I always use the Guidelines that come with the ICD9-CM coding manual. They're HIPAA compliant and approved by CMS, the AHA, AHIMA, and NCHS. You can purchase the Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM, published by the AHA. Also, the AMA puts out a good book called "Principles of ICD9 Coding".


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    Thank you
    Heather Winters, CPC, CFPC

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    Columbia, MO
    The coding guidelines are free of charge and can be accessed via the CDC website:
    They are update periodically.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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