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when a neonate transfers facilities for a procedure

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    When a neonate transfers facilities for a procedure, can you code the reason for the procedure (ie: congenital heart defect such as tetrollogy of fallot) as the primary diagnosis or should you still code their gestational age as the primary diagnosis?

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    Milwaukee WI
    Default What and for whom are you coding?
    Are you coding for facility or physician?

    What procedure or service are you coding?

    More details, please.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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