Question Arotic atherosclerosis

surajdk

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If arotic atherosclerosis is mentioned can we code i70.0 or we will skip the code.
 

dmunoz781

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Hello,

I would have to ask to what extent Aortic Atherosclerosis was mentioned. If the MD diagnosed it and provided treatment absolutely capture I70.0. If the provider is considering it as a condition but it is not definitive then you do not capture it as it is not confirmed.
 
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