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Coding => Coding => Topic started by: Anne on June 11, 2009, 10:41:27 PM

Title: dysphagia
Post by: Anne on June 11, 2009, 10:41:27 PM
what is ICD-9 code for dysphagia?  ST will be using 92526 CPT code.  789.5  787.2  787.21 ?  confusing
Title: Re: dysphagia
Post by: Michele on June 12, 2009, 07:13:53 AM
787.2 is truncated and needs a fifth digit.  The correct code is 787.20 - 787.29.  You will have to see which one is appropriate for the specific case you are billing.

Michele