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    Does anyone know how to code embolic phenomenon?

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    Quote Originally Posted by barone_theresa@yahoo.com View Post
    Does anyone know how to code embolic phenomenon?
    When you look up the words separately, embolic = embolism, and phenomonen = event or appearance. So it looks like you would be talking about the appearance of an embolism. The code depends on where this event occured.
    Arlene J. Smith, CPC, CEMC, COBGC
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