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Old 10-20-2009, 12:50 PM
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Question Dx for Hyperinflation

Does anyone know if there is a specific code for Hyperinflation of the lungs aside from the newborn code? Any info would be great!

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Old 10-21-2009, 09:19 AM
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Default Hyperinflation

Does the patient have a DX of COPD or Emphysema?
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Old 10-21-2009, 11:40 AM
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No it doesnt state either....just hyperinflation of the lungs.
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Old 10-21-2009, 12:32 PM
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Default Hyperinflation

Question clinician to see if 786.9 is appropriate.
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Old 10-21-2009, 01:30 PM
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Thank you, I will do that!
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