I need help with these last 3 questions.
1. Your asked to code the condition diabetes mellitus. Explain the basic coding steps in locating the proper ICD-9-CM code for this condition.
2. The patient had metastatic carcionma from the prostate to the pelvic bone. What are the steps to coding a neoplasm?
3. The primary diagnosis is probable hypertension, how does the code for probable hypertension differ between outpaitnet and inpatient settings?