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In Episode 47, Heather Bryans takes on IRF (inpatient rehab) questions regarding discharge codes for the UB and the IRF-PAI when a readmission takes place as well as etiologic determination for a patient with senile cerebellar degeneration of the brain. Another question involves appropriate time frames for cancer treatment. Then Ms Bryans addresses multiple fractures.

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