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CAD Dx code

  1. #1
    Default CAD Dx code
    Medical Coding Books
    As per PCP documentation's diagnosis are CAD and S/ P CABG

    Can I code 414.01 and V45.81 or It should be 414.00 and V45.81

    Thank you

  2. #2
    Phoenix, AZ
    If the MD was not more specific, I would use the second choices.
    Cyndi Allen, CPC, CIRCC
    2015 Local Chapter President, Casa Grande, AZ

  3. #3
    Thank you

  4. Default Cad
    If the provider documents CAD w CABG, the correct coding is 414.00 and V45.81

    AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM, 1997, third quarter, page 15).
    Last edited by mjb5019; 02-07-2012 at 05:30 PM.

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