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    Pt comes into his pcp for an office visit. Pt recently had his spleen removed. What dx code would you bill for giving a pt pneumococcal vaccine. Would you report the absent of the spleen dx code 289.89 and V03.82?

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    you would NOT use 289.89 that 8s a code for a disease of blood forming organs which has not been documented and the patient does not have. You use the V03.82 and the V45.79 for the acquired abcense of the spleen

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    you would NOT use the 289.89 as that is a code for a disease of blood forming organs which is not documented and the patient does not have. Use the V03.82 with the V45.79 for the acquired absence of the spleen

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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