COPD exacervation/COPD bronchitis

ggparker14

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Physician documents as diagnoses: COPD exacerbation and COPD bronchitis. Would 491.22 be correct dx in this case?

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cordelia

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I would say it would be 491.21 since there is no mention of the bronchitis being acute, but rather that the Bronchitis COPD was exacerbated.

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