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Chronic DVT

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    Question Chronic DVT
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    Would you still code a chronic (residual) DVT with the 453.4_ dx codes, or are those just for acute DVT's.

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    I would use those codes.

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    FYI. This is a good article about coding DVT

    http://www.fortherecordmag.com/archi...31609p27.shtml

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    Thanks!

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    ICD-2010 has separate codes for chronic and acute conditions.

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    I know..I can't wait!

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