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    I want to know what is the difference between these two codes:

    388.70 Otalgia, unspecified "earache NOS"
    388.71 Otogenic pain

    Thanks in advance!!
    Heidi Thompson, CPC

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    Hi,

    388.71 - Otogenic pain (pain originates from inside the ear)
    388.72 - Referred Otogenic pain (pain originates from outside the ear)

    388.70 - Unspecified (not specified as otogenic or referred)

    Hope this helps!

    Thanks
    Abdul Saleem CPC

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    Thanks! That does help a lot!
    Heidi Thompson, CPC

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