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Coding advice about a couple colonitises

Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies, May 1, 2009

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A variety of codes apply to certain dis¬eases of the large bowel, so it?s important to understand those conditions and the ap¬propriate terminology to direct ICD-9 code assignment. Follow this advice on how to code diverticular disease and ischemic bowel disease.

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