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late effects - get dx code

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    Default late effects - get dx code
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    I am trying to get dx code for paraplegia which is a late effect of a complication (abscess) from an epidural.My head is going to explode.


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    Greeley, Colorado
    326 and 344.1 is what i come up with.
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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    I agree with Lisa's Codes.....

    Perfect selection of codes...

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    I looked at the 326, but I am questioning the fact that you are not indicating the abscess was a complication?

    Thank you though.

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