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Airspace Disease in a chest x-ray

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    Red face Airspace Disease in a chest x-ray
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    Hello,
    I am having trouble finding the correct ICD-9 code for some chest x-rays that indicate airspace disease. Our electronic coder points to 516.9 (Unspecified alveolar and paretoalveolar pneumopathy), but I can not confirm that by any entry in the index. I am also considering 518.89.

    I am fairly new at this... so I am seeking assistance. Any help would be appreciated!

    Jennifer Kane, CPC-A

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    hi, i use 518.89

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    Sheilah,
    That is good to know, thank you so much for replying!

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