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    Default End Stage Liver disease

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    Can someone tell me when you have a dx of:

    Hepatic Encephalopathy
    End stage liver disease
    Hepatitis C.

    Would you use code 572.8 only or 572.2, and 070.70?

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    hi i would sugggest to code 572.8 and 070.71 since hepatitis c with hepatic coma have bundle code 070.71

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    Bangor, Maine


    Is the liver dx caused by the hepatitis? Is the hep viral, acute, in remission, etc? Without answers to these, I would code the 5722 and the 07070.

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    My view on this we code this as 070.71 as we can combined and code hepatic coma and in addition to this 572.8.

    Joseph Amalraj Antonisamy CPC-H

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