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    When given the dx of chronic hepatitis, alcohol induced, do I code the chronic hepatitis in addition to alcohol induced hep?
    Thanks in advance
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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    Fayetteville, NC


    I would use 571.2 alcoholic cirrhosis of liver
    A. McCormick, CPC, CGSC
    Walters Surgical Associates

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    I appreciate the input but disagree with coding cirrhosis of the liver.
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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