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    Default Arterial insufficiency with claudication code

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    Arterial insufficiency: 447.1
    and then
    claudication separately? 443.9

    I'm new to this Vascular coding. Could anyone help me here? I have so many codes that are used over and over again, I'd like to get them accurate from the get go.

    Thanks very much for taking your time to respond.

    Diana Reynolds, CPC

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    In this case I would say I would code both and I think you are right. As I understand Arterial Insufficiency is different from claudication so I would code both.

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    New Delhi, India

    Thumbs up

    I agree.
    Girish Dadhich, CPC

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