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  1. Default Icd-9?
    Medical Coding Books

    I code MRI's for doctors that dictate findings as follows:

    Phase 1 pathophysiology of the chiropractic clinical diagnosis of vertebral subluxation complex

    Anyone have a ICD9 code for this?


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    Kingsport, TN
    See the dislocation codes 830-839 for the appropriate area. 839.40 is vertebra, unspecified site.

  3. #3
    Default 800-900 entail injury
    Although with the insufficient documentation in your post "kandekane8", pathophysiological subluxation is not necessarily an injury but an abnormality due to a pathophysiological condition: 722.2(2008 code)
    Last edited by 007CPC; 10-19-2008 at 10:56 AM.

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