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It is inappropriate to assign an asthma code with 5th digit 2, with acute exacerbation, together with an asthma code with 5th digit 1, with status asthmatics. Only the 5th digit 1 should be assigned. b. 0, is due to an infectious organism. 22, Obstructive chronic bronchitis with acute bronchitis, should be assigned. 0. 22 should be assigned. 22 supersedes the acute exacerbation. 21 should be assigned. c. Acute Respiratory Failure 1) Acute respiratory failure as principal diagnosis Acute respiratory failure, may be assigned as a principal diagnosis when it is the condition established after study to be chiefly responsible for occasioning the admission to the hospital, and the selection is supported by the Alphabetic Index and Tabular List.
J for information on sequencing of diagnoses for patients admitted to hospital inpatient care from outpatient surgery. 2 for information on sequencing of diagnoses for patients admitted for observation. 2. There is no time frame defining when pain becomes chronic pain. The provider’s documentation should be used to guide use of these codes. 3 is assigned to pain documented as being related, associated or due to cancer, primary or secondary malignancy, or tumor. This code is assigned regardless of whether the pain is acute or chronic.
4) Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease Assign codes from combination category 404, Hypertensive heart and chronic kidney disease, when both hypertensive kidney disease and hypertensive heart disease are stated in the diagnosis. Assume a relationship between the hypertension and the chronic kidney disease, whether or not the condition is so designated. Assign an additional code from category 428, to identify the type of heart failure. More than one code from category 428 may be assigned if the patient has systolic or diastolic failure and congestive heart failure.
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