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    History of immunosuppression secondary to rheumatoid arthritis.

    How would you code this??????
    Cynthia
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    Please can someone help me with this???????????
    Cynthia
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    Since rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune systemic disease, I would just code the RA. You may need to query the provider as to the type (juvenile, etc.) or just use 714.0.

    Doreen, CPC

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