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    where is the following dx found in the ICD9 - dementia, alzheimer's type.
    Thank you.

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    dementia (senile)

    with behavioral disturbance 331.0 [294.11]
    without behavioral disturbance 331.0 [294.10]
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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    Alzheimer's, dementia

    331.0 and 294.1x

    You can also find it by looking under Dementia, due to or associated with Alzheimer's.

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    As per ICD 9 CM ...

    When you go thro' Index of diseases... Dementia --> Alzheimer's then it directs you to see Alzheimer's Dementia.

    And in Alzheimer's --> dementia --> 1. with behavioral disturbance (Please review entire medical record for documentation of behavioral disturbance ( aggresive, combative, violent behavior, wandering off); requries physician substantiation.) --> 331.0 & 294.11
    2. without behavioral disturbance (dementia in other diseases class elsewhere w/o behavioral disturbance) --> 331.0 & 294.10.

    Hope this helps!


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