Key ICD-10 Changes That Impact Pathology/Lab Coding in 2017
By Chris Boucher Fri. Feb 10, 2017
Have you updated your reporting of malignant carcinoid tumors, viral hepatitis, GIST or ovarian cyst coding? You haven’t had to deal with annual ICD-10-CM updates until Oct. 1, 2016. Now that the changes are effective, ensure your lab is on top of the latest changes. Take a look at how the first

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    Posted on 10 Feb, 2017
    Key ICD-10 Changes That Impact Pathology/Lab Coding in 2017
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