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Dx code for annual physical

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    What is the most appropriate diagnosis code when coding for an annual physical (female)? The provider does the breast and pelvic exam as well.

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    V72.31 is the best code to use. If no gyne exam is performed, use V70.0.

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    I agree with carafry. V72.31 states Routine gynecological examination. General gynecological examination with or without Papanicolaou cervical smear. Pelvice examination (annual) periodic).
    Christina Lee Wagner, CPC, CPC-H

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