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Electronic health records (EHRs) often contains ICD codes used for billing purpose. Is there any study/survey that looked at how often ICD codes in EHRs reflect the actual diagnosis?

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    I'm not aware of a published study. It would be hard to get buy in from a practice to conduct this study because if the ICD codes did not match the EHR, the practice would be guilty of fraud. – De Novo Oct 10 '18 at 21:41
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In many cases they do reflect the actual diagnosis. It depends on the disease in question.

  • Nice job of editing, Frank. UserJT, please use this as an example of what good supporting references look like. – Carey Gregory May 30 at 22:11

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