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acute vs chronic sinusitis

  1. Question acute vs chronic sinusitis
    Medical Coding Books
    When stated sinusitis, which do you use?

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    Naples, Florida
    Sinusitis with no other info is 473.9. The term chronic in parentheses after Sinusitis is a non-essential modifier so it is ok to use this code whether is states chronic or not.

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