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Topic Originator: Vidya
Post Date May 22, 2017 @ 3:18 AM
Coding Obesity


Vidya
May 22, 2017 @ 3:18 AM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

Can the diagnosis of obesity be coded when the provider documents as "obese" as part of the physical examination under general appearance as "AAOx3 obese patient" and the BMI is between 31 to 35.

Brandi Routledge-Hunt
July 28, 2017 @ 12:40 PM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

Yes you can for obese also means obesity.



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