Low iron Dx code

kumeena

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Doctor documents "low iron" Can I code 790.6? or should I code 280.9 (IDA).

Doctor does not mention anything about anemia.

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mjb5019

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low iron

WHen all you have is a notation like low iron go to findings(abnormal) , iron. If he didnt say anemia, can't assume anemia.
 
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