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When this code is used, also make sure related instructions from Homeless are followed.
- This code can be used as Dx_Type as follows:
- But this code should never be used as an Admit Diagnosis -- homelessness ALONE is really never the reason for admission. If it seems that their homelessness was part of the reason for admission, instead code the actual problems they have that makes it such that a homeless person has to be in hospital (e.g. frostbite, nonhealing wound, etc)
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