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Comorbidity/Complications Exclusions

  1. Question Comorbidity/Complications Exclusions
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    In your AAPC ICD-9, book you have listing for (CC Ex) and diagnosis codes are listed in blue. I don't understand definition. Please, explain.

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    Relates to MS-DRGs and a code's applicability or recognition as a CC (versus MCC) in combination with other listed codes. At least, that's what I suspect you're talking about.

    Hope it helps.

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