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Snomed codes vs ICD Codes

I know ICD 10 codes are used to describe Granular Level diagnosis on a patient. Do SNOMED codes do the same? If Yes, why two set of terminologies to describe diagnosis? Is it because SNOMed Codes ...
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How can one know whether an ICD-10 code is a routine diagnosis code?

How can one know whether an ICD-10 code is a routine diagnosis code? I am asking as in the United States, some health insurances do not cover medical appointments or procedures billed with a routine ...
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How often do ICD codes reflect the actual diagnosis in EHR?

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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ICD-10 codes: required to go to most-granular level?

Given the example ICD-10 codes below, will a diagnosis code ever not be the most-granular option within a given classification? For example, could a patient's code be left at I21.0 and not taken to ...
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In which version of the ICD was homosexuality classified as a disease?

In Wikipedia article it is said, that in ICD-9 homosexuality was listed as a disease and that it was removed from there in ICD-10. From third party sources, I knew, that homosexuality was listed ...