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    Default diabetes with renal manifestation and CKD Stage III

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    Can you linked code 250.40 with 585.3 if the macroproteinuria or micro + retinopathy or not present but the GFR's are between 30-59

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    Apr 2007
    Columbia, MO


    only the physician may link the diabetes to the CKD with documentation such as due to or diabetic, a coder may not link a dx based on lab values, or any other clinic evidence in the chart.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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