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    Can anyone help me with the code for suicide attempt, It leads to the code
    E958.9 and ideation as V62.84, is there any numeric code related to this other than the E and V code?

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    Thumbs up suicide attempt
    suicide attempt is something related to external reason or environmantal cause, its lead to E958.9,ideaton V62.84 its result of attempt like injury (external or internal) its lead to neumeric code.
    so your E & V code correct.we used this codes in EMERGENCY ROOM CODING(ER).
    Dr.Jeevanantham Mariappan PT.,MD (A.M).,CPC.,
    Six Sigma - GB

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    Default HI
    Similar code we used to code
    is 300.9
    go to encoder tendency and find sucide , i think it helps u.

    Dr dadhich sunil

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    Hi, please check 300.9 because in ER coding not using this code in ER visit.

    accorting to cliant specification we use this code or physician direction we use this.
    Dr.Jeevanantham Mariappan PT.,MD (A.M).,CPC.,
    Six Sigma - GB

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    Thanks for your replies, i will try this out.

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    I agree with Mr.mariyappan. V code and E code

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