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Fig. 1 | BMC Health Services Research

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From: Physician code creep after the initiation of outpatient volume control program and implications for appropriate ICD-10-CM coding

Fig. 1

Index percent (%) change of the quarterly number of visits by different coding practices among a fix patient cohort in tertiary medical centers (intervention group) and clinics (control group) before and after the proposal and implementation of the Outpatient Volume Control Program (OVCP) in Taiwan (ICD-10-CM code I10 “essential hypertension” was a OVCP monitoring code; I11 − I13 “hypertensive heart or/and renal disease” were non-OVCP monitoring codes)

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