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Icd 765.10

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    Hi,

    Can anybody explain me the usage of ICD 765.10

    Can we use this icd for a 3 yrs old patient to indicate that he/she is preterm baby.

    Thanks for all the replys.

    Regards,

    Prem, B.Pharm;CPC

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    no, you can't - it's a newborn code only (the little yellow N to the right of the 765.1 means newborn only)
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

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    Hi Donna,

    Thx for your response.

    Prem,B.Pharm,CPC

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