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    Default chronic migraine dx

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    what is your take on coding chronic migraines? my docs don't ever state chronic, but will elaborate in the history that the patient has a longstanding hx of migraines. based on the history, am i allowed to code a chronic migraine, or only use unspecified migraine? i know i can always query the doc, i just wanted another opinion.

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    It sounds to be like an opportunity for education. Is your provider aware of the new codes?

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