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    Default COPD WITH EMPHYSEMA icd-9

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    If a patient has COPD and Emphysema, instead of coding separately do we automatically assign code 491.21

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    Apr 2007
    Greeley, Colorado


    I think 491.21 is for COPD with chronic obstructive bronchitis (with acute exacerbation) with emphysema...

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