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Pulmonary Vascular Congestion

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    Default Pulmonary Vascular Congestion
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    When assigning a diagnosis code, is pulmonary vascular congestion the same as congestion, lung 786.9? I am an apprentice coder, coding for a cardiologist, & would be grateful for some help--Thanks.

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    Yes, that is right it is the same as congestion, lung so you can use 786.9.

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    Thanks for the info. I appreciate it.

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