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Occupational therapy coding

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    Hello -

    When coding a physcial/occupational therapy consult for a patient that is status post (for example) shoulder surgery -

    what would the correct primary diagnosis be?

    any guidance will help

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    Well, based on the limited information in your question, if they are being evaluated for therapy of the body part on which surgery was performed, I would imagine it would be the injury/reason for the surgery.

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    I see this being billed with the V code for post surgical. I work with workers comp. and we see alot of OT PT. Hope this helps.

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