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Homework Help: Medical Billing and Coding

Posted by Arlene on Friday, November 1, 2013 at 12:24am.

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)_____________

ICD-10-CM Code(s):_________________


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