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Jan 28th, 2011
Two ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes are no longer eligible for a co-morbidity payment adjustment under the End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System (ESRD PPS). In fact, they never really were eligible. Diagnosis codes 484.6 Pneumonia in aspergillosis and 484.7 Pneumonia in other system mycoses have been removed from the bacterial pneumonia co-morbidity category, effective Jan. 1, ...