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compatible/ consistent with??

hergett

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Hello
I am a out pt coder and i have a ??

I have a dilemma in my office one person says to code compatible with , another says code conistent with ?? HELP
Thanks A BUNCH TO CLEAR THIS UP
I know i cannot code suspected, rule out, possible probably, questionable, , just sign and symptoms unless states other wise
 

shwetajha_17

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If the document in the outpatient visit states "consistent with" and is not sure about the diagnosis, we can code sign, symptoms or the reason for the visit.
 
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