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    Default code for COPD with bronchitis

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    Can someone tell me what dx code would be appropriate for COPD with bronchitis?

    Thanks for any help.

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    491.22 is copd w/acute bronchitis...

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    Apr 2007
    New Delhi, India


    COPD w/ (chronic) bronchitis w/o exacerbation - 491.20
    COPD w/ (acute) exacerbation - 491.21
    COPD w/ acute bronchitis - 491.22
    Girish Dadhich, CPC

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