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fractured humerus and alcoholism

Rebeka Posted Sun 15th of December, 2013 18:54:05 PM

A patient was admitted because of a fractured humerus, surgical neck, and fell because of being intoxicated. The patient was having DT's and also diagnosed with acute respiratory failure and aspiration pneumonia.The patient also has a history of ischemic cardiomyopathy. Additional diagnosis are malnutrician from alcohol and chronic obstructive asthma. What would be the principal diagnosis and seconday and the DRG? Thank you!!

SuperCoder Answered Mon 16th of December, 2013 08:51:05 AM

Hi,

Our team is working in all your cases.

Thanks for being patient.

Rebeka Posted Mon 16th of December, 2013 12:00:17 PM

Will these cases be answered today? Thank you so much!

SuperCoder Answered Tue 17th of December, 2013 11:03:08 AM

Please find codes for the presented scenario:

"812.01,518.81, 305.00, 263.9, 493.20,507.0"

DRG for this encounter - 562.

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