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Closed Head Injury in the ED

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    Is there a code to use for a closed head injury in the Emergency Room? Patient hit head on fall & dx was head injury and concussion. Thanks

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    Code for concussion dx and add an E code for head injury.

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    Code for concussion and e-code for head injury depend on fall.

    Joseph Amalraj Antonisamy CPC-H

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    Code for concussion (it is integral to closed head injury and more specific). Also use E-code.

    ER coder

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    Thanks to everyone that answered. Very much appreciated.

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    You are very welcome.

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