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    Question icd9 wheelchair eval

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    Can someone tell me what icd9 u would use for a wheelchair eval?

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    Apr 2007
    Sioux Falls South Dakota


    Is this an evaluation to see if the patient needs a wheelchair? If so, I would code the underlying reason for this (muscle weakness, paralysis of some type, etc. - whatever is supported by the documentation in the medical record).

    Hope this helps.
    Lucinda (Cindy) McGarry, CPC-P
    Applications Specialist
    Avera Health Plans
    Education Office Sioux Falls SD Local Chapter
    Past President Sioux Falls SD Local Chapter

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    Thank you that was what I was orginally thinking but I wasn't 100% sure.

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