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    My doctors (internal medicine) insist on coding "hypersomnolence" or "excessive daytime sleepiness" and I am pretty sure there are no codes that say EXACTLY that. Probably will be in ICD-10, but nothing that codes to that exact verbage (which is how I was taught to code). Any suggestions? I have repeatedly beat my doctors upside the head, but they insist on coding this way.
    Thanks, Karen

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    I might be wrong but aren't hypersomnolence and hypersomnia the same thing? hypersomnia is in ICD-9

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    there is also organic disorder of excessive solmnolence 327.1

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