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Understand anatomy to transition reporting hypertension from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 31% of all American adults have high blood pressure, so odds are coders see the condition documented often. Shelley C. Safian, PhD, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer, compares coding for hypertension in ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM.

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