Q: Coding Parkinson’s Disease with Lewy – “How do I code Parkinson’s disease with Lewy body dementia?”
Well, we can bring up Find-A-Code again if you want. I shouldn’t have exed out but Parkinson’s and Parkinson’s with Lewy bodies is different and if you’re going to be a coder you really want to pay attention to those disease process.
Laureen: Nice question guys, so if we didn’t get to yours, put it in the www.cco.us/forum and we’ll do our very best to get to it.
Coding Parkinson’s Disease with Lewy Body Dementia – Video
Alicia: A: OK, dementia with Lewy bodies let’s go over there because Find-A-Code will tell you. Dementia with Parkinson’s, dementia with Lewy bodies, there’s your code G31.83. Use additional code to identify any behavioral disturbances but that’s always with Parkinson’s, you always have that additional code to deal with that.