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Yesica

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Need Help
« on: July 28, 2010, 11:15:01 AM »
Am not a coder but I need some input in this.I need help with diagnosis coding for undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis. Thanks everybody.

oneround

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Re: Need Help
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2010, 04:23:37 PM »
Based upon the informtaion provided and not looking at the charts I'd review code

714.9 Unspecified inflammatory polyarthropathy

Excludes
polyarthropathy NOS (716.5)
Also applicable to/known as
Inflammatory polyarthropathy or polyarthritis NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index Entries That Refer To 714.9
Michael A. Reynolds, CPC, CCP-P, CPMB, OS
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Corporate Compliance
Sharp HealthCare

Yesica

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Re: Need Help
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2010, 04:59:22 PM »
Thank you.