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In Episode 93, Paula Digby describes the Z codes used for COVID-19 testing. Then Ms Digby responds to an IRF listener wanting to validate the impairment group code for a patient with a periprosthetic fracture. The last question related to the Primary Diagnosis on the UB-04 for an IRF patient. 

Paula mentions a 20% discount on the AQ-IQ IRF PAI Manual Resource Tool with ICD-10-CM Documentation & Coding Cues. Use code SUNSHINE to make this happen. This code will expire. 

Congratulations to today’s winner, Karie.  This mugshot is a group of our favorite auditors. 

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