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Don't take denials personally; it's all in the code.

A great code to use if you have a child with apraxia, according to the medical experts from the Cherab Foundation , is 781.3 which is "lack of muscle coordination /coordination disorder." This shows a physical diagnosis, which is typically covered, versus a developmental diagnosis, which is typically not covered.

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The code for apraxia is under ICD-9 Codes.
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The Cherab Foundation is a world-wide nonprofit organization working to improve the communication skills and education of all children with speech and language delays and disorders. Our area of emphasis is verbal and oral apraxia, severe neurologically-based speech and language disorders that hinder children's ability to speak.

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