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JustCoding News: Inpatient, October 24, 2012

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ICD-10 requires the type of orthopedic components to apply a proper ICD-10 PCS code.

Often times the physician will just document, Stryker, Dupuy, Smith and Nephew, or Zimmer device.

What are these devices made of? Do they all manufacture metal, ceramic, polyethelene components?

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