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In Episode 97, Paula Digby addresses a concern about the Principal Diagnosis for a rehabilitation patient. Another listener asks whether to report a followup or a rejection code in a transplant patient. When reporting timed physical therapy modalities, another asks how many can be reported when each lasts 8 minutes.  Finally, an anonymous asker is concerned about determining exposure regarding a compliance issue. 

Congratulations to today’s winner,  Freddie.  Thank you, Dawn for sending in this delightful “mug shot”. 

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