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V-code After MAZE procedure

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    Default V-code After MAZE procedure
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    Hello Wondering if anyone has any input on using a V- code for follow up office visits after a MAZE procedure. Our Doc see's pt's at 6-9months.
    I was looking at V58.73.
    Any help would be appreciated thank you

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    Since they aren't really doing anything, V58.73 is aftercare, I would probably go with V15.1.

    Just my opinion,

    Laura, CPC

  3. #3
    Columbia, MO
    V15.1 is a secondary only dx code. I would use a follow-up code from V67 category.

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    I guess I was just assuming that they were using the V67.09 and then they wanted to further explain the type of surgery, ie V15.1 would be more appropriate than V58.73.

    Laura, CPC

  5. #5
    Columbia, MO
    As a secondary I agree.

  6. #6
    Thank You for your help V15.1 Looks perfect. yes I was using V67.09 also.

    thanks AGAIN

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