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Old 01-28-2009, 08:49 PM
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Default dx for groin pain

Just wondering what the consensus is on dx for groin pain. the index directs you to 789.0 with fifth digit to be determined. would you code 789.09 for other specified site? Thanks in advance for any feedback!
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Old 01-28-2009, 10:32 PM
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Default Dx pain groin

We do code 789.09 for groin pain

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Old 01-28-2009, 11:44 PM
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I agree with 789.09. This is how we code !!
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