Archive August 2007 VIII, No. 8

Coding & Billing

Coming in October: 100+ New ICD-9 Codes

Torrey Kim

BIO

Procedure (CPT) and diagnosis (ICD-9-CM) codes that don't match spell denied claims. On Oct. 1, surgeons will have more than 100 new diagnosis codes to add to their coding arsenals, helping you assign more accurate codes to hopefully stave off denials. Here's a look at a few of the new codes you're likely to encounter.

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