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Are we being more specific?

Feb. 27, 2017 / By Jason Mark

One of the main drivers for moving to ICD-10 was increased coding specificity. When the switch took place, however, it was acknowledged that it might still take some time for […]

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To specify or not to specify – that is the question

Nov. 11, 2016 / By Donna Smith, RHIA, Sue Belley, RHIA

Donna: Sue, do you know how many unspecified codes there are in ICD-10-CM? Sue: No, haven’t had time to count them!  Why do you ask? Donna: Well, as you know, […]