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Office visits w/ dx of "Follow up"

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    Default Office visits w/ dx of "Follow up"
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    EM code 99213 w/ dx of "Hospital f/u - Pneumonia; Dehydration". Do I use only V67.59 Follow-up examination - Unspecified follow-up examination? No indication if pneumonia and dehyration are resolved. Same thing w/ dx of "F/U UTI", "F/U otitis media" "F/U ER visit". Thanks!

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    I use V67.59. If the patient is still on treatment(Antibiotic) I use the diagnosis Ex: 599.0 along with V67.59

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    You would need to determine whether the pneumonia and dehydration are resolved or still being treated to code this correctly. V67 codes are to be used "only following COMPLETED treatment".


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    I agree with Michelle

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