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    dx code for unprotected sex?

    Pt came in dx unprotected sex, wants STD, HIV, etc. screenings, how do I look up the unprotected sex? or will it be a screening V-code/


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    V74.5 for screenig

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    I agree, go with screening code V74.5.
    ~Amy, CPC, CPMA, CEMC~

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    Apr 2007
    Duluth, Minnesota


    I'd go with a "high risk sexual behavior" code for the office visit - along with the screening code(s) for the labs. (linked accordingly)
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

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    I'd go with the screening dx too. I would only use the "high risk" if there is documentation to support it in the patients record.

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