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Topic Originator: DeAnna
Post Date January 2, 2014 @ 2:44 PM
Help Coding ER Cases

January 2, 2014 @ 2:44 PM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

I need help with these three ER coding cases as far as the Diagnoses, principal procedure and CPT codes. Im stuck

1 - 20 year old brought to ER after ingesting an unknown quantity of Qualudes and alchol,
Diagnoses: Overdose and acute alcoholic intoxication

2- 1 month old baby brought to ER. Mother says infant wont eat and cried all the time.
dx: Normal newborn

3- 6 year old with pain and slight swelling of elbow
dx: bruise, elbow

4- 66 year old male admitted with chest pain
dx: anterolateral MI, transfered for heart cath

Any help grately appreciated

April 26, 2014 @ 12:35 PM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top


The first one would be 303.00 with overdose ICD code for alcohol
Second would be well baby exam V22.0
Third for bruise elbow you need to look at contusion of elbow ICD.

I am also looking for a home based work in ER coding if you can help please reply to my email.


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