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In Episode 85 Ms Digby discusses insulin injections given by the nurse to a diabetic patient in Observation. Then she responds to a concern regarding correct reporting of colonoscopy related to CPT 45390. Finally, Ms Digby explains the relationship between the IRF-PAI and the UB-04 as she answers the question, “Do the IRF-PAI and UB diagnosis codes have to match?” Congratulations to today’s winner, Abbi! This mugshot is Joel, a great friend and mentor for AQ-IQ and Coffee with the Coder(R).


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