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Our hands may the the body part we most take for granted relative to their importance to our existence and our day-to-day activities. They are amazingly intricate and comprised of many different body systems and incur injuries and conditions that often demand the expertise from a number of surgical specialties including Plastic surgery, Orthopedic surgery, Vascular Surgery, Rheumatology, and of course Hand surgery. This assures that hand surgery is a constant challenge for coders. Continue Reading

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Our hands are incredibly intricate. Hand surgeries can be complex and coding these in ICD-10-PCS can be challenging. This brief presentation contains a few tips for coding these complex cases. This is a free Haugen Academy MicroLearning that is not pre-approved for CEUs.

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