Never heard of this. Can he show you his source.
The DX is assigned based on the age of the patient at the time of the encounter. Some providers feel once they have assigned a DX that it should never change.
Maybe he is concerned changing the DX will lead to denials. Explain that it is just the opposite. That he will get "age" denials on his services if coding a newborn DX on a 45 day old infant
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