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Exacerbation of acute migraine headache

  1. Question Exacerbation of acute migraine headache
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    Would exacerbation of acute migraine headache be coded to 346.90 or would it be in the 346.0 category (with aura (acute-onset)?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Default acute migraine
    I would not code the aura unless the Dr. said it's migraine with aura. I would code the 346.90 only unless you get further clarification.

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    That's what I thought, but wanted to make sure. Thank you!

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