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    Default V68.1 as first listed diagnosis

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    Is anyone using v68.1, issue of repeat prescriptions, as a primary dx., in the absence of a chief complaint for patients who have no complaints?
    We have patients who present for medication refills only for their chronic conditions, ie.,DM,HTN,CAD,etc.

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    Columbia, MO


    All V68.x codes are designated first-listed only. If they are there only for a med refill, it is the appropriate dx code.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Thanks Debra.

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