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    Posted on 19 Apr, 2019
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    If you’re tempted to stop at the point where the ICD-10 coding guidelines for Chapter 20 say “there is no national requirement for mandatory ICD‐10‐CM external cause code reporting” and think that there’s no need for you to document external causes of morbidity codes for   Read more..
    Posted on 14 Feb, 2019
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    As we prepare to sit down with our families for the holidays and enjoy a day of delicious food and good company, we here at TCI hope that you, too, have a wonderful celebration — not to mention a much-needed break from your CPT® Coding   Read more..
    Posted on 21 Dec, 2018
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    Posted on 23 Oct, 2018
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    Get acquainted with 100+ new and revised ICD-10 codes for ophthalmology. Of all the specialties, ophthalmology practices have been hit the hardest in terms of diagnostic code changes. The grand total comes in at just over 100 updates, so we’ve got a lot of ground to   Read more..
    Posted on 4 Oct, 2018
    Gear Up for 2019 ICD-10-CM Code Changes – Part 4
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    This week is Take Care of You Week - specifically, take care of your heart. We have two back-to-back days commemorating cardiovascular care. Wednesday, September 26th is National Women's Health & Fitness Day, and just three days later, Saturday, September 29th is World Heart Day. Why   Read more..
    Posted on 26 Sep, 2018
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    We’re back with Part 3 in our series on ICD-10-CM code changes, which are fast approaching implementation date. If you missed our earlier posts, be sure to read Part 1 and Part 2 to get the jumpstart you need to keep your claims on track   Read more..
    Posted on 24 Sep, 2018
    Gear Up for 2019 ICD-10-CM Code Changes – Part 3
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    If you’re just joining our overview of ICD-10-CM code changes for 2019, you might want to back up and start at the beginning of this series. In Part 1, we address code changes that will primarily affect cardiology and emergency medicine, but these changes are   Read more..
    Posted on 18 Sep, 2018
    Gear Up for 2019 ICD-10-CM Code Changes—Part 2

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