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I would like to know the correct ICD-9 code--dd

Dawnisha Posted Tue 28th of February, 2012 21:10:42 PM

sore throat. possible strep throat

SuperCoder Answered Tue 28th of February, 2012 21:53:52 PM

Sore throat is 462
Strep throat is 034.0

SuperCoder Answered Wed 29th of February, 2012 10:24:02 AM

Hi Davidson we don't code possible diagnosis. If only possible diagnosis is given code from sign & symptoms also in this case if you are using 034.0 then don't use 462.

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