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    Hi all,

    How do you code " elevated alphafetoprotein"(ICD).The patient is a is 63 year old male.
    Sreenivas Sajja

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    I'm looking at 790.99.

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    you may get a better response if you post in the right forum... please add this to the diagnosis posts..... this is for employment discussions

    thank you
    Julie S., CPC
    Anesthesia Coder
    Education Officer, Cleveland Area Chapter 2016
    Email: medcoder05@gmail.com

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    I'd go with 795.89

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    Quote Originally Posted by srinivas r sajja View Post
    I'd go with 795.89
    795.89 does sound more specific for liver disease and testicular malignancy screening in a male. Good catch, Srinivas!

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