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In Episode 42, Paula Digby addresses questions on coding of Traumatic Spiral Fracture of Rt Fem Shaft extending from Mid shaft to Distal Femur, Periprosthetic area; anesthesia physical status modifiers, coding chemotherapy for a patient in remission, and reporting hospital discharge day management codes when the time element is not documented.

Congratulations to today’s winner, Kerry in Georgia! This “mug shot” is from Kellie, Donna and Abby in Georgia.

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