Assigning Secondary Codes from the History and Physical
To code or not to code can be one of the toughest questions a coder faces on a day-to-day basis. Assigning the appropriate secondary diagnoses can be a challenge. This article describes appropriate coding of secondary diagnoses by reviewing documentation of a history and physical.
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