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Rheumatoid Arthritis: is it considered a High risk on the Risk Table?

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Would Rheumatoid Arthritis be considered a chronic illness on the high risk portion of the risk table? other examples of high risk illness would be helpful as well. Thank you
 

CodingKing

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The Table of Risk in the E&M DG has a list of examples:

One or more chronic illnesses with severe exacerbation, progression, or side effects of treatment

Acute or chronic illnesses or injuries that pose a threat to life or bodily function, eg, multiple trauma, acute MI, pulmonary embolus, severe respiratory distress, progressive severe rheumatoid arthritis, psychiatric illness with potential threat to self or others, peritonitis, acute renal failure

An abrupt change in neurologic status, eg, seizure, TIA, weakness, sensory loss
 
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