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May 23, 2016
Carl Natale

Subsequent encounters with the 7th ICD-10 character

It's often written in this space how healthcare providers misunderstand the seventh character of injury codes. It leads to jokes about subsequent encounters with raccoons or lampposts.
March 29, 2012
Carl Natale

Subsequent Encounters: Revisiting a common misconception in ICD-10 codes

A couple weeks ago I wrote about what subsequent encounter means as written in the ICD-10 code set. I quoted Patrick Zummo's analysis of turtle injuries and subsequent ecounters: "One of the...
March 15, 2012
Carl Natale

ICD-10 Terminology: Subsequent encounters with a common misunderstanding

I'm sorry if you already know this. But there are a lot of smart people who don't understand a fundamental term in the ICD-10 code set. I found an example of it in an interview with Silvia Senes,...