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Old 03-31-2010, 08:56 AM
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Default BLOCKED TEAR DUCT Diagnosis

Looking for the correct diagnosis code for Blocked Tear Duct

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Gina Little, CPC, CEMC
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Old 03-31-2010, 09:08 AM
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I think the correct code for BLOCKED TEAR DUCT is 375.69.

Please check in tabular list, you'll get proper direction.
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Old 03-31-2010, 09:13 AM
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Thanks, that's what we thought
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It's Dacryostenosis. If congenital, it is 743.65. If it's not congenital it is 375.56.
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