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Acute Headache

  1. #1
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    Default Acute Headache
    Medical Coding Books
    Hi All,

    I 've a case regarding ED visit. As pt come to ED for Acute Headache. Cause of Headache was mention in HPI as, Due to he was verbally assulted at work by his boss.

    So, does it is a Traumatic or Medical case. I considered as a Trauma & 784.0, E960.0, E849.3.

    Am I right?

  2. #2
    Milwaukee WI
    Default Verbal assault is not trauma
    Verbal assault is NOT trauma.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

  3. #3
    Columbia, MO
    I agree with Tessa, traumatizing but not trauma.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

  4. #4
    Sounds more like stress-related
    Walker Bachman, CPC, CPPM

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