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DX code for Estogen Replacement?

  1. #1
    Salt Lake North
    Default DX code for Estogen Replacement?
    Medical Coding Books
    Is there a DX code for a patient who is on Estrogen Replacement?

  2. Default
    That is the treatment; think about why she is receiving the Estrogen replacement.

  3. #3
    Salt Lake North
    Thank you for opening my eyes !

  4. #4
    North Carolina
    What about V07.4?

    Hormone replacement therapy

    The term “postmenopausal” was moved to a parenthetical note for code V07.4, to denote that this code should be reported anytime a woman is placed on estrogen replacement therapy. ICD-9 also has clarified that it is not appropriate to use V58.69 (long-term [current] use of other high-risk medications) for patients on hormone replacement therapy—instead, select code V07.4.

    I provided the 2nd link since I don't have an ICD-9 book ( I'm at home)

    Your thoughts?
    Rebecca CPC, CPMA, CEMC

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