What is the diagnosis code for decreased body temperature?

There are several options for reporting this; each depends on the specific reason for the decreased body temperature. Check with the physician to see which of the following International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification codes accurately reflects the condition:

Which Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code should be used to report promethazine suppositories?

There is no specific CPT or Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code for promethazine suppositories. Two options for reporting these are HCPCS code J3490, unclassified drugs, and CPT code 99070, supplies and materials.

Is there a specific code for exposure to streptococcus?

The appropriate diagnosis code is V01.89, contact with or exposure to other communicable diseases.

What is the correct code to use when an infant requires nasal aspiration?

There is no CPT code for nasal aspiration. This would be considered...

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