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    does anybody have a good diagnosis code for this? all the ones i find dont' seem specific enough so i just use 569.9....any thoughts?

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    We have used 008.49, but I don't think it applies in all cases, and I can't really direct you to anything in writing to support it.

    Bridgette Martin LPN, CPC, CGIC

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    Malabsorption/Intestinal...579.8

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