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Help with icd-9 code, please?

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    Stuart, Florida
    Default Help with icd-9 code, please?
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    I am finding contradicting answers for a DX code that I needed. I was having trouble finding the appropriate code so I'm going to go ahead and hope that someone here can help me.

    DX: Cervical myofascial pain

    I'm finding, both, 723.1 or 729.1 as possible answers. So what do you think? 723.1, 729.1, or neither of those?

    Any assistance is appreciated. Thanks in advance!
    Vanessa Mier, CPC

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    I would use code 723.1 as primary dx and 729.1 as the secondary. Both are appropriate to use together.

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