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Running head: DIAGNOSIS CODE CATEGORIES 1 Diagnosis Code Categories Nicole A. Suddeth HCR/220 11/18/2011 Axia College of University of Phoenix
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DIAGNOSIS CODE CATEGORIES 2 Diagnosis Code Categories A 68-year-old male presents to the office complaining of pronounced weakness on the right side of his body and slurred speech for the past 24 hours. Based on the examination, the physician orders an MRI to investigate a possible transient ischemic attack. The codes I think would be 390-459. This is under the disease of the circulatory system. A 44-year-old male presents to the office complaining of intermittent chest pain. The
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Unformatted text preview: physician orders an EKG to rule out a possible cardiac event. This is under the symptoms, signs, and Ill-defines conditions, the codes are 780-799. These codes are used when a definitive diagnosis cannot be made. A 72-year-old diabetic female exhibits a non-healing wound on her left foot. The codes are 240-279, which is under endocrine, nutritional, metabolic disease, and immunity disorders. DIAGNOSIS CODE CATEGORIES 3 Reference ICD9 Data. (2011). Retrieved from http://www.ICD9Data.com...
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