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    Default CAD Dx code

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    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

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    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

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    Thank you

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    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 04:30 PM.

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