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When inpatient coding counts: Lessons from COVID-19 reporting

Jannifer Owens, MSA, BSHA, CCS, and Denise Coast, RHIA, CCS, detail tips for reporting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and say that we have a plethora of ICD-10-CM codes to help describe the patient story and we should use them to ensure optimal coding and enhanced data capture.

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