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Old 05-20-2011, 07:11 AM
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What is the correct ICD 9 code for drug seeking behavior?
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We have always use the following combination(only if the provider actually put "drug seeking behavior" in assessment:
305.90
V65.2
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Old 05-24-2011, 04:27 AM
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Hi,

We use V65.2 for drug seeking behavior.

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