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Anitcoagulation Management

  1. #1
    Seacoast- Dover New Hampshire
    Default Anitcoagulation Management
    Medical Coding Books
    This is beating a dead horse. Here goes. In what publication can I find that when folks come in for their anticoag checks V58.61 should be the dx not the reason for taking the med. Thanks.
    Karen Barron, CPC
    Hampton New Hampshire Chapter

  2. #2
    Columbia, MO
    Actually the codeshould be V58.83 first, then V58.61. As of 2003 V58.61 is allowed secondary only. Look in coding clinic 3rd and 4th Quarters 2003 and 4th quarter 2004 I do believe.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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