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E-code for twisting ankle

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    Default E-code for twisting ankle
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    I need other opinions for E-code for twisting ankle but not fall.

    Thanks for any help.

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    Unless you have some documentation that indicates the reason for the twisted ankle, I don't think you can use an e-code.

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    Overexertion E codes would be another option I would suggest. Check out E927.0 - E927.9
    Shirley K.C, BPT, CPC - H
    Have a nice day!

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    Ellenville, New York
    Default Unspecified
    There is also E928.9, Unspecified accident. I know, I know, don't use unspecified! But if you need the E code and there is NO documentation....


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