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    Default Hoarding Syndrome/Disorder

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    This is a new diagnosis from one of the Internal Med physicians I code for, I can't find it in the ICD-9, so I'm going to say I need to use an unspecified code. Should I go with 312.39-Disorder of impulse control nec or should use a more general code. If anyone has encountered this Dx and have some input I would greatly appreciate your wisdom.

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    I would talk to the dr and see if 300.3 would be suitable as hoarding is a type of OCD

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    I did speak with the physician and he agreed, thanks for your help

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