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    For Dx of Critical Limb Ischemia would you code 459.9?
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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    Bangor, Maine


    Not that it is much of a difference but I would use 459.89. It just adds the word "specified", which is specified by using the word limb, I think.

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    Ah, yes, that makes sense. Thank you!
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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