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    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.
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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    Kokomo, IN

    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!
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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