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    I work for an outpatient lab and the script simply says elevated thyroid tests - what code would you assign?

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    The ICD-9-CM that should be assigned is 794.5. If you are looking in the diagnosis code book you will find it under "Findings, Abnormal and then Thyroid"

    Hope this helps.

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