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Exposure to hep c dx

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    Need DX code for exposure to hepatitis C. I can only come up with V01.89 exposure to other communicable disease.

    Thanks in advance
    MsMaddy

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    That's the one I use too. What does everyone else think?

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    http://coding.modernmedicine.com/icd...eyword=Hep%20C

    V15.85 Exposure to potentially hazardous body fluids (HIV) ICD9 Text Alternate Descriptions:
    Exposure to HIV by sharing needles

    Exposure to another person's blood

    Contact with blood at accident scene

    Exposure to potentially hazardous vomitus

    Exposure to HIV by accidental needle stick

    Exposure to HIV by unprotected intercourse

    Exposure to HIV by high risk sexual behavior

    Exposure to STD's by high risk sexual behavior

    Exposure to body fluid contaminated with hepatitis B

    Exposure to body fluid contaminated with hepatitis C

    Exposure to cough and potentially infected aerosol from TB patient

    Contact with potentially harmful body fluid while administering CPR

    Exposure to cough and potentially infected aerosol from AIDS patient

    Possible STD exposure

    Accidental needle stick
    Heather Winters, CPC, CFPC

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