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Terms you need to know to be able to interpret guidelines and correctly apply ICD-10-CM codes to diagnoses.
Terms in this set (14)
Not Elsewhere Classified
Not Otherwise Specified
synonyms or similar conditions
"NOT CODED HERE!"
instructs that the code referenced by the excludes note should never be used at the same time as the code above the excludes note
"NOT INCLUDED HERE!"
you can code both the coded referenced by the excludes note and the code above. May have both conditions at once
is a sequencing guideline
tells the coder this is a manifestation code and that another underlying condition should be coded first
Use additional code
tells the coder to identify the manifestation usually associated with the condition being coded
two codes may be required to fully describe a condition
coder must refer to another term
refers to another place to look up terms
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