Health Information Management

Pay-Per-View: Identify aneurysm location, shape, and type to ensure correct coding

APCs Insider, December 14, 2007

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An aneurysm occurs when an artery becomes filled and dilated with blood because of the pressure of the blood passing through a part of the artery weakened by disease or injury. You should code aneurysms by type, shape, and size.

Click here to read more about how to code aneurysms. Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies subscribers have free access to this article in the December issue via their online subscriptions.



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