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    Diagnosis: Chest cold

    Would you code as upper respiratory infection or lower respiratory infection or something else entirely?

    Thank you fellow coders

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    Use your code book. Look in the index for key word cold. Under cold look for chest. There in lies your answer.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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