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Immunosupression

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    Need your help. What is the correct coding sequence for the following DX-
    "Immunosupression secondary to Humira for inflammatory arthritis".

    Thanks,
    cld

    OK, I've come up with the codes, now I need to know if they are correct.
    279.9; V58.69; 714.9

    cld
    Last edited by cld; 10-12-2009 at 03:35 PM.

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    I would suggest that instead of 279.9 we can use 995.29 because due to this drug Humira (Human Monoclonal Antibody in Rheumatoid Arthritis) the immune system got suppressed.
    Rest are fine.
    Manas
    B.Pharma, CPC-H

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