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Solidify inpatient spinal fusion coding

Spinal fusion is a procedure to join, or fuse, two or more vertebrae and can be performed in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Shelley C. Safian, PhD, MAOM/HSM, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, CHA, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer, and Mark Dominesey, RN, BSN, MBA, CCDS, CDIP, CHTS-CP, MCP, review spinal anatomy before discussing correct ICD-9-CM Vol. 3 and ICD-10-PCS coding for inpatient spinal fusions.

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