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    Question Help w/ ICD9 Dx for Axis 3

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    Hello. I'm a new CPC and I'm currently coding for a psychiatric hospital. The face sheet from where I'm coding has 5 parts - Axis 1 to Axis 5. The doctor wrote on Axis 3 (arrow going down) and TSH (Thyroid stimulating hormone). My question is: Is this the same as Hypothyroidism? Or, maybe I should use code 246.9? Thanks so much for your help!
    Jessica Martinez, CCS, CPC

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    Kevin B. Shields, RHIT, CPCO, CCS, CPC, COC, CCS-P, CPC-P, CPC-I

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