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HAP and CAP pneumonia

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    How would you code HAP (hospital-acquired pneumonia) and CAP (community-acquired pneumonia)? Would you use 481 or 486.

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    Hi
    The code will 486
    Robin Ingalls-Fitzgerald CCS, CPC, FCS, CEMC, CEDC

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    Quote Originally Posted by ringalls View Post
    Hi
    The code will 486
    Robin Ingalls-Fitzgerald CCS, CPC, FCS, CEMC, CEDC
    Thanks Robin

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