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DX code for abnormal blood levels

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    Default DX code for abnormal blood levels
    Medical Coding Books
    Docs consistently submit dx of abnormal CPK and also abnormal troponin
    Questioning the coding for these specific tests
    Thanks!

  2. Default troponin code
    For abnormal troponins I use 796.4 Findings, abnormal, lab test

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    Hi,
    For abnormal CPK and also abnormal troponin use 790.99(Other non specific finidings on examination of blood) other.

    Regards,
    Nalini CPC

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    Hey,

    I think 790.99 is more appropriate. I agree with Nalini.

    VJ.

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