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    Default Parkinsons

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    I know you should not code 294.8 & 332.0 together -- I would only code 332.0, since this is a form of dementia (294.8). But, when do you use 331.82 - Dementia with Parkinsons?

    I have a dx of:

    1. Advance Dementia
    2 Advance Parkinsonism.

    I used 331.82, but I am unsure. Any suggestions?

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    Apr 2007
    Columbia, MO


    Are the disease prossess linked by documentation? Then yes 331.82, however you need to use either 294.11 or 294.10 with that code.

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