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    Medical Coding Books
    How would I code status post MI? There isn't anything under status post but have been told there is a code.

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    Smile old MI
    You can use 412....but read it....is the patient having symptoms?

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    It depends on timing. If the MI occurred less than 8 weeks ago you assign the 410.x code witht he 5th digit of 2, If the 8 weeks has past then you assign the 412 code.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    I agree with Mitchell, but i think only when the reason for visit is for mi we should use the 5th digit as 2.
    Last edited by joe_physio09; 07-21-2009 at 12:50 AM.
    Joseph Amalraj Antonisamy CPC-H

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