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Pay-per-view: Coding skin ulcers in ICD-10-CM

APCs Insider, September 12, 2014

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As the largest organ in the body, the skin is subject to a number of diseases and conditions. With ICD-10-CM, coders will report these conditions with a much higher degree of specificity.
The codes for diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue are located in ICD-10-CM Chapter 12 (L00-L99). Instructional notes underneath many subcategories in this chapter contain notes for when to report additional codes.
Continue reading Coding skin ulcers in ICD-10-CM on HCPro’s website. Subscribers to Briefings on APCs have free access to this article in the September issue.

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