Tag Archive | "heart disease"

Answer These Questions to Pinpoint the Correct Coronary Atherosclerosis Code

Friday, March 9, 2018


About a month ago, yet another report came out about whether omega-3 supplements make a difference in cardiovascular disease risk. The findings of this particular meta-analysis were that supplementation may not reduce coronary heart disease in people at high risk of the disease and more study is needed. But while the research continues, plenty of […]

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So Long, Hypertensive Heart Disease Rule … You’ll Be Missed (Kind Of)

Friday, November 4, 2016


Seeing the ICD-10 Official Guidelines for hypertension change for 2017 felt like the end of an era. There was something fun about knowing you should assume a relationship between hypertension and chronic kidney disease, but NOT between hypertension and heart disease. The updated OGs, which went into effect Oct. 1, 2016, changed that, going for […]

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