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  1. #1

    Default prophylaxie

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    moutain sickness prophylaxie ??
    checked w/dictionaly...still not clear.
    How would you code this??
    Thank you

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Kingsport, TN

    Default Mountain Sickness

    Look at code 993.2. This might be the one you need.

  3. #3


    I agree w/ 992.3

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Minneapolis MN

    Default Prevention or diagnosis ?

    Are you talking about preventing mountain sickness or was the patient diagnosed with mountain sickness?

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    Default prophlaxie

    I think Doc. meant preventive. bcz if sickness, should have just put mountain sickness.
    I have another encounter....malaria prophlaxie???
    so, Prophlaxie...per dictionary, administration.
    So do we need use V code??
    Really appreciate for your help. i am

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