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Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

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    Loma Linda
    Default Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
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    Does anyone have any suggestions on how to code obesity hypoventilation syndrome??

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    Try 278.8 as it is also known as Pickwickian syndrome.
    California Cowgirl
    Patient Financial Services Coder

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    Loma Linda
    Thanks a million.

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