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Resolved Conditions and Outpatient Coding

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    Patient A comes back for a follow up and the condition he was previously being treated for has resolved. How would you code the visit? Would you use the V65.5 Person with feared complaint in whom no diagnosis was made, or one of the V67.9 codes?
    Heather Winters, CPC, CFPC

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    I would use a V67.x for followup.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    We use the V67.59 if we knwo what the follow up is for otherwise v67.9

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    Thank you for the response :-)
    Heather Winters, CPC, CFPC

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