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chest pain and CHF

Rebeka Posted Sun 15th of December, 2013 18:57:27 PM

A patient was admitted with chest pain and diagnosed with CHF. They also have other conditions of SLE, hypertension and past history of CAD, S/p CABG and stent insertion. WOuld the primary diagnosis code be 428.0? What is the DRG?

SuperCoder Answered Mon 16th of December, 2013 08:50:22 AM


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SuperCoder Answered Mon 16th of December, 2013 09:30:03 AM

Hi Based on the clinical scenario presented in the question, the appropriate DRG code for this scenario is 293.

Rebeka Posted Mon 16th of December, 2013 10:33:16 AM

how would I sequence the diagnosis codes?

SuperCoder Answered Mon 16th of December, 2013 15:20:01 PM

428.0, 414.00,401.9,710.0,V45.81,V45.82

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