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Unformatted text preview: show the site, manifestation, or etiology of the disease are the subcategories. Additional clinical detail is given in fifth digit classifications. Numerous problems can arise if procedures for proper coding are not used. For example, should a patient have shoulder surgery and an incorrect code is entered, that patients insurance might be billed for knee surgery instead. This can result in delays in payment or refusal to pay altogether....
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- Spring '11