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Old 07-06-2009, 06:22 AM
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Default Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma

Patient stated to have:

Severe persistent asthma, allergic rhinitis

How would you code this?

493.00 or 493.90 and 477.9?

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Old 07-06-2009, 11:48 PM
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Hi,

We can code this as 493.90 and 477.9.

As 493.00 were it must be mentioned "allergic with stated cause"
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Old 07-10-2009, 09:49 AM
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does anyone else have an opinion on this?
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Old 07-10-2009, 01:36 PM
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What did the Doctor write?
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Old 07-10-2009, 01:46 PM
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our encoder codes it to 493.00
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