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    Patient chief complaint is polydypsia and his concern is about DM. No FHX for DM. Can I code polydypsia along with Screening DM?

    Thank you

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    no you code the polydipsia only, thisis not a screening as the pt is symtopmatic. It is a diagnostic test due to a symptom so code only the symptom.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    thank you Debra.

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