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Age Indetermind Myocardial Infarction

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    Question Age Indetermind Myocardial Infarction
    Medical Coding Books
    I was under the assumption that age undetermined myocardial infarctions are coded as old (412) but the icd-9-cm book directs you to 410.90 for myocardial infarction, nos.....which is correct??????

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    Post MI

    If the visit is due to MI and we do not have other details, we can go with 410.90, but if visit for any other reason and doc is not referring in anyway to MI, it should be considered old according to me. Please correct me if I am wrong.
    Girish Dadhich, CPC

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