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Dx or Screening?

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    Medical Coding Books
    A patient present with a history of colon CA and is scheduled for a colonoscopy. During the procedure a diagnostic condition is found. Which DX code should be primary, the history or the new condition. This is not MCR

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    Greeley, Colorado
    V10.05 would be coded first as the initial reason for the procedure.
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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