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  1. #1
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    Default Nephrology Coding

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    How would you code the following?

    A diabetic on dialysis since 2004 was seen in your office. The patient also has a diagnosis of diabetic nephropathy.

    a. 250.40, 583.81, 585.6, V45.11
    b. 250.40, 585.6, and V45.11


  2. #2
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    Apr 2007
    Milwaukee WI

    Default Is this an exam question?

    Or a homework exercise?

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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    Apr 2007


    This is documentation i ran across and need to code. It is neither homework or exam.

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    Apr 2007
    Albany, New York


    Based on what you indicate as far as documentation, I would go
    with 250.40, 583.81 and V45.11.

    I don't see ESRD noted.
    Karen Maloney, CPC
    Data Quality Specialist

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