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Coding With Old Books

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    Traverse city/ Detroit
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    Medical Coding Books
    Ive noticed that some co workers work with 2007 coding books when there is the 2008. So Im wondering if i should say something?
    Last edited by geminitc81; 08-26-2008 at 11:31 PM.

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    I've often found when I'm uncomfortable about telling someone that what they're doing is inappropriate (and what you've described is definitely inappropriate), it helps to phrase it as a question. For example, you could say something like:
    "Shouldn't we have up-to-date ICD-9 manuals, just in case some of these codes have been deleted or changed?"
    That will give them a chance to explain their reasoning for using out-of-date manuals, while bringing to their attention just one of many reasons why they shouldn't be using '07 ICD-9 manuals.

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