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Sep 16th, 2011 - Lourd123 2 

765.18

Billed Medicare for CPT99213 with dx 765.18, for a new born aged 02 months, insurance denied as dx inconsistent with pt's age, need to know the age criteria for billing the dx.

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Sep 19th, 2011 - jschmutz   323 

re: 765.18

ICD9 defines what these codes are to be used for and it also defines what is to be considered an "infant"

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Sep 20th, 2011 - drgo77 39 

re: 765.18

I typically use this family of codes in the newborn nursery. If I use it after discharge, I use it as a secondary diagnosis, for example, as a reason why I am seeing the baby weekly to monitor weight gain, etc.

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