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    Default renal insufficiency with stages

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    Can renal insufficiency Stage 2 be coded 585.2?

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    Default renal insufficiency with stage 2

    Yes, that's what I would code. If you look up insufficiency, chronic it directs you to 585.9 which is an unspecified code. Since 585.2 is under the same category/section I believe you are being more specific by assigning 585.2.
    Thanks, Jill

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    thank you

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