ICD-9 code 451.19 for Phlebitis and thrombophlebitis of other is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -DISEASES OF VEINS AND LYMPHATICS, AND OTHER DISEASES OF CIRCULATORY SYSTEM (451-459).
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The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS released Jan. 8 Change Request CR 6313 to correct an error in a previous transmittal. Several ICD9CM codes that qualify for coverage of Prothrombin Ti... [ Read More ]
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