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ggparker14

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Physician documents 995.1 and 995.3. Is it appropriate to code 995.1 with 995.3 or should 995.1 only be coded for specificity?

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mcnaryk

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Personally, I wouldn't use the 995.3 since the doctor is telling you 995.1-you are correct to code the more specific code. Hope this helps!

Kristina, CPC, CANPC
 
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