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need DX code - Status post hospitalization

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    I need dx code for:
    1. Status post hospitalization
    2. elevated ferritin

    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by ayen View Post
    I need dx code for:
    1. Status post hospitalization
    2. elevated ferritin

    thanks
    Have you looked at the code 790.99 its other nonspecific findings on examination of blood; other
    What were they hospitalized for? Was it surgery?

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    pt was just hospitalized, no surgery just sick...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ayen View Post
    I need dx code for:
    1. Status post hospitalization
    2. elevated ferritin

    thanks

    For the status post hospitalization, I have not found anything that could be used for that. Not sure why they would write that as a diagnosis. Sorry I could not help on that one.

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