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Using physician queries to ensure inpatient coding compliance

Inpatient coders may query to achieve clarity within the medical record and allow for accurate ICD-10-CM/PCS reporting. This article will cover when to query, how to format a query, and review ICD-10-PCS code anatomy to ensure a well-rounded and precise query is submitted.

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