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    I understood the use of external or E-codes to further identify the diagnoses when there they are accident/injury related was relative and appropriate to physician office coding.

    I work with a non-certified biller who advised another co-worker those were only used with hospital billing?

    I need to make sure I am accurate before approaching and clarifying her information.

    Thanks for any assistance.


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    I work in the billing area of a clinic and the "E" codes are used all the time. I do not believe that the "E" codes are restricted based on the facility.

    Loria Helmbrecht
    Northern Plains Chapter

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    Thank you for your response. This clarifies what I believed to be correct coding practice.

    Thanks again.


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