You Be the Coder

July 2012
Home Health ICD-9 Alert;Jul2012, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p53
The article offers information on how to code for a patient who had two medication bottles such as Dixogin and Lanoxin, causing the patient to have low heart rate and toxicity. Trish Twombly of Foundation Management Services provides several codes for the patient. The following codes include poisoning by cardiotonic glycosides and drugs of similar action, encounter for therapeutic drug monitoring, and other specified cardiac dysrhythmias.


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