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Mild cognitive decline? Dx Code.

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    Default Mild cognitive decline? Dx Code.
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    Hi all, I have been asked to code some Psych diagnosis, which I haven't done before & I was hoping someone could tell me if I am on the right track. Is Mild cognitive decline (as stated by the Psychiatrist) coded as 331.83 Mild cognitive impairment?
    Thanks to all for your help.

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    Yes, I would use 331.83 assuming none of the 'exclusions' for the code apply.

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