codes for anxiety

alices

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How would you code for palpitations and syncope 2nd to anxiety?..thanks alice
 

salCCS

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Anxiety

The Physician is stating the symtoms are do to the anxiety so 300.00 Would be the code.

hope this helps

Sal Valdepena, CCS, CEDC
 

mitchellde

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the 300 code is under the mental diseases and disorders classification, I would check with the doctor first. However a symptom can be coded under 799.x for signs and symptom involving emotion state.
 
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