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Pay-per-view: ICD-10-CM anatomy refresher: Urinary system

APCs Insider, March 20, 2015

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The urinary system, also known as the renal system, provides a variety of bodily functions, including removing waste, regulating electrolyte balance, and maintaining blood pressure.
 
It consists of several organs working in concert—along with other systems, such as the reproductive system—to accomplish its tasks.
 
In ICD-10-CM Chapter 14, Diseases of the Genitourinary System (N00-N99), many of the changes allow coders to more accurately describe disease processes and represent updated diagnoses
 
Continue reading "ICD-10-CM anatomy refresher: Urinary system" on HCPro’s website. Subscribers to Briefings on APCs have free access to this article in the March issue.



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