Medical Billing and Coding
posted by Arlene .
This 19-year-old college student was brought tot he ER and admitted with high fever, stiff neck, chest pain, cough, and nausea. A lumbar puncture was performed, and results were positive for meningitis. Chest x-ray revealed pneumonia. Sputum clutures grew Pneumococcus. Patient was treated with IV antibiotics and was discharged with the diagnosis of pneumococcal meningitis and pneumococcal pneumonia. What codes are assigned?
ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code(s) with POA Indicator and MS-DRG:______________
ICD-9-CM Procedure Code(s)_____________
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ICD-10-CM I67.1 for the aneurysm.