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    Could anyone tell me what would be a proper diagnosis to use with the Smoking Cessation E&M Code 99406. If the patient used to be 3 packs and now is down to 1 pack per day would we assume that is still tabacco abuse.

    Thanks for your help

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    You can use code 305.1 Its description says Tobacco use disorder-tobacco dependence. Hope that helps.

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    Thanks for the info

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