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Dx help - Venous Distention

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    I work for a family doc, his notes say "Jugular Venous Distention" can anyone tell me what the code for this, I've looked everywhere I can think of. Thanks

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    hi could you plz more sepcifiy this ....



    Regards,
    Nikhil

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    This question was asked previously, so I'm just going to post the link and quote the answer.

    http://www.aapc.com/memberarea/forum...ad.php?t=40219

    Quote Originally Posted by ohn0disaster View Post
    aka Jugular Venous Pressure (JVP)
    Index: Pressure

    venous, increased 459.89.

    That is what I would code had I encountered documentation in question.
    Hope this helps!
    Anyone have a more specific code?
    Vanessa Mier, CPC

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