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    Once again I am asking if 790.6 abnormal labs should be used for CMP or BMP or HgB A1C labs. Shouldn't it be more specific to that lab? I have know idea what is abnormal in the previous lab so I really cant be specific but shouldn't the ordering doc be more specific?
    Please help
    Last edited by ank3t; 10-05-2016 at 07:22 AM.

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    what is abnormal in the panel? if it is glucose you could use abnormal glucose 790.29.

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    I am coding off the req for lab and the only symptom written is abnormal lab results.

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