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  1. #1
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    Default Dx code for adult hypoxia

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    Hi there:

    Can anyone suggest an accurate diagnosis code for adult hypoxia??? My ICD 9 sent me to 799.02 which is listed as hypoxemia what is the precursor to hypoxia.

    Any suggestions??

    Thank you

    Debbie K

  2. #2


    Hypoxia, Hypoxemia and Anoxia all code out to 799.02

  3. #3
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    Apr 2007
    New Delhi, India


    Agree with 799.02
    Girish Dadhich, CPC

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