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    Default Diagnosis for LRI

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    Is there a dx for LRI? I wasn't able to find it.

    Rhonda Long, CPC
    Paxton Clinic
    227 N Market St
    Paxton, IL 60957

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    Default Lri

    There is not one sepecfic to LRI. so just use 519.9 Unspecified disease of respiratory system.

    Kristi Daniel, CPC

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    Quote Originally Posted by falconfans View Post
    Is there a dx for LRI? I wasn't able to find it.

    Rhonda Long, CPC
    Paxton Clinic
    227 N Market St
    Paxton, IL 60957

    I would code as 519.8 not 519.9 because it is not an unspecified disease...
    Hope this helps....

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