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December 22, 2021

Would “TBI” need to be documented in order for the previous head injury Pre-Existing condition to be picked up, or would documentation such as “SDH” be sufficient to pick this up?

Any previous head injury that caused anything from drowsiness to severe injury. When we say “A TBI must be clearly documented” this means any brain injury, so SDH qualifies. You do not need the actual text of “TBI”. You would often only see that wording if they don’t get a diagnosis.

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