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lggrigg

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patient has had a renal transplant,Z94.0, but doctor still dx codes as N18.6. Is this correct?
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michellepilcher

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It can be correct. Transplant status does not preclude the patient from any dx of renal failure if the eGFR warrants it. I would query the doctor to be sure that the dx is correct and not an old one over looked.
 
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