OB Coding question

jamiford

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What is the difference between 642.13 and 642.23. I reads the same to me, Kidney disease with Hypertension. :confused:
 

j-fowler57

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642.13 states HTN due to renal disease
642.23 states pre-existing HTN
plus you also code the 403.xx and 585.x
Hope this helps:)
 
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