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    Default Psychogenic Polydipsia - CANNOT FIND CODE

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    Help! Cannot find code for psychogenic polydipsia! Can someone help me? PDx is Schizoaffective d/o
    Jessica Martinez, CCS, CPC

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    Wouldn't that just be a symptom of his actual schizoaffective DO? I would just code that.

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    I asked one of the doctors and she said that it was a separate dx..... ???? I just cannot find anything for psychogenic polydipsia in the book or anything close to that. I'm new doing this so I'm not really sure.
    Jessica Martinez, CCS, CPC

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    somebody just suggested to code 316, and 783.5. Any opinions?
    Jessica Martinez, CCS, CPC

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    Quote Originally Posted by rmarti7770 View Post
    somebody just suggested to code 316, and 783.5. Any opinions?
    this would be acceptable i think

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    1073358 Thank you!
    Jessica Martinez, CCS, CPC

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    I would actually code 312.39 - "Other Disorders Of Impulse Control" - and if you want, go ahead and code the Polydipsia seperately as 783.5

    There is no code for SPECIFICALLY "Psychogenic Polydipsia" that I have been able to find, either. There just are many things which are not properly classified or categorized under ICD-9 (another reason coders should welcome ICD-10)

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