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    What ICD-9 codes would I use for skin check. Especially if no new lesions were found when doing a skin check?

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    Is there a history of skin cancer? If so use the v10.82 or v10.83 as a diagnosis and bill an established patient visit

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    I agree if not then use a screening code

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    Thank you for your responses. I appreciate your help.

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    For yearly skin checks with no history of cancer can you use the preventative codes such as the codes 99394 thru 99397 like you can for gyn?

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