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what DX when pt follow up in ED for 2nd abx

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    Default what DX when pt follow up in ED for 2nd abx
    Medical Coding Books
    Hi ALL!

    I have a questions about what ICD-9 will be for pt's( child) follow up for second dose of antibiotic - no more fever.
    Thank you for any input.


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    Milwaukee WI
    Default What infection was being treated
    Code the infection that was being treated.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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    Hi !
    Thanks for the answer- but ther was no infection, pt had fever, should code fever if no fever in 2nd visit ?

    Quote Originally Posted by FTessaBartels View Post
    Code the infection that was being treated.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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