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Old 10-11-2010, 07:58 AM
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Default Coding History of CHF

I am looking for some input on how others code history of CHF. My co-workers and I are having a debate on what is the correct way to code it.
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Old 10-11-2010, 11:38 AM
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I was having this same discussion with my co-worker just the other day. We decided to use "History of other cardiovasuclar disease" :V12.50. I don't know of any other code that would even be close. But if anyone else has a better suggestion . . . I'm all ears!
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Old 10-11-2010, 02:10 PM
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Default 12.59 if specified

12.59 if it is specified type
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Thought it was coded as 428.0 per Coding Clinic guidelines for chronic conditions 2nd quarter, 2000, since chronic conditions like chf are taken into consideration for treatment.

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