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    Default DX code for abnormal blood levels

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    Docs consistently submit dx of abnormal CPK and also abnormal troponin
    Questioning the coding for these specific tests

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    Default troponin code

    For abnormal troponins I use 796.4 Findings, abnormal, lab test

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

    Nalini CPC

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


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