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    Medical Coding Books
    Can severe constricting chest pain not otherwise specified in a patient with known heart disease can be coded as angina if not ruled out as non-cardiac chest pain?

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    Default chest pain
    We always code it as 786.50 (chest pain) unless it is diagnosed as angina 411.1. Because it is still a sign/symptom.


  3. Default No we could not take
    we can give icd 786.59 as other specified chest pain instead of angina. because angina is related to the heart diseae.

  4. Default Chest Pain
    I would definately code chest pain 786.50. If the patient is not diagnose with angina. I always code what is documented.

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