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    Smile Pt/inr check

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    I have a patient that came into the ER for a PT/INR check. Should I code
    V58.61 (Long-term (current) use of anticoagulants) for that? There are no other symptoms. Patient does have a history of A-Fib.

    Thanks in advance!
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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    Default pt/inr

    coding V58.83 encounter for therapeutic drug monitoring as the pdx with
    hope this helps
    Robin Ingalls-Fitzgerald CCS, CPC, FCS, CEMC

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    That makes sense. Thank you!
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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