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    Default transplant icd-9

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    patient is s/p kidney transplant and comes in for a check up, labs, etc. patient is doing well with new kidney, but has some growth issues which will be watched and discussion of a growth hormone will take place at the next visit if necessary

    since V42.0 is a secondary dx, what code should be used first?

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    How about V67.09?
    Karen Maloney, CPC
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    V58.44 Aftercare following organ transplant then list the organ transplanted as your secondary code.

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