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    Has anyone had to use or found a code for a duplicate vena cava?


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    Kokomo, IN

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    Try 747.40 anomaly of great veins, unspecified. In ICD-9 2009 Physician page 252 lists Anomaly NOS of: pulmonary veins, vena cava

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    Apr 2007
    Jacksonville, Florida - 90417

    Default Dx Code for Duplicative Vena cava

    Hi Kelly,

    I suggest 747.40.

    -Maryann Palmeter, CPC, CENTC

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    Thanks Anna Weaver! That's what I was leaning toward, but wasn't quite sure. Thanks again and have a great day!

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    Maryann, your reply came when I was sending one to Anna, so thank you too, I apperciate your help too! Have a great day.

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