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order selection of diagnosis codes

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    Smile order selection of diagnosis codes
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    Senior moment- If a pt has a history of GERD and has an EGD which finds erosive gastritis and hiatal hernia-Which diagnosis is primary,secondary and tertiary?


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    Hi, you would code what was found first, then you can add GERD as the 3rd diagnosis codes., i come across this alot and always hard to determine which is the primary code, but you have to code what is found

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