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Coding Issues: Coding for Stroke Prevention

Powers, Laura B. MD, FAAN

CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology:
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000410041.57347.0a
Practice Issues
Abstract

Accurate coding is an important function of neurologic practice. This section of CONTINUUM, contributed by members of the AAN Medical Economics and Management Committee, includes helpful coding information and examples related to the issue topic. This section may include diagnosis coding, evaluation and management coding, procedure coding, or a combination, depending on which is most useful for the subject area of the issue.

Author Information

Address correspondence to AAN Medical Economics and Management Committee, c/o Luana Ciccarelli, Medical Economics Administrator, 1080 Montreal Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55116, lciccarelli@aan.com.

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Powers serves as ICD-9-CM Advisor for the Coding Subcommittee of the AAN Medical Economics and Management Committee.

Unlabeled Use of Products/Investigational Use Disclosure: Dr Powers reports no disclosure.

© 2011 American Academy of Neurology