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American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Fracture Anatomy for ICD-10

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This presentation is an in-depth review of fracture nomenclature and classifications as they relate to the coding expansion in ICD-10. It includes a discussion and visual presentation of the code terminology, such as the Gustillo classification and Salter-Harris classification. It also includes bone anatomy and its relationship to expanded classifications , with an overview of ICD-10 guidelines and 7th character expansion of fractures. The primary focus is on fracture anatomy.

You Will Learn:
The Gustillo classification for open fractures
The Salter classification for epiphyseal injuries
The documentation necessary for accurate fracture coding


Sep 02, 2020


Informatics / Coding / Billing CE





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Lynn is the Senior Director of Coding Compliance and Education for Healthcare Information Services, a physician's billing service. She has 28 years of experience in all areas of the physician practice. Lynn has been a presenter for AAPC at national conferences, workshops, audio conferences, and webinars. She is a former member of the NAB and also founded her local chapter.

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American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

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