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    Hello...can anyone clarify what does it mean when asthma and wheezing excludes each other..!!??

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    Louisville, KY


    Wheezing is inherent to asthma. Only the asthma is coded...
    Kevin B. Shields, RHIT, CPCO, CCS, CPC, COC, CCS-P, CPC-P, CPC-I

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