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    Default Diagnosis code!

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    Can anyone suggest appropriate diagnosis code for the following:

    1) Pain to palpation to epigastrium would be coded to..?
    2) Skin is red at the site of PPD test..

    Thanks in advance!

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    Apr 2007

    Default DX

    789.06, V74.1
    Heather Winters, CPC, CFPC

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    North Carolina


    Hypersensitivity could explain the redness from the PPD test. If documentation supports it, you may want to look at 995.3
    Last edited by RebeccaWoodward*; 06-06-2008 at 02:14 PM. Reason: .

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