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    Help!!!!!! My Doctor just gave me a note to use 488.1 as the dx code for H1N1. When is this effective and where do I find it

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    488.1 is a new code for confirmed cases of
    Influenza due to identified novel H1N1 influenza virus
    ***effective 10/01/2009


    Hope this helps,
    Anthony McCallum, CPC, CIRCC, CPC-I, CCS

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