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proper v-code placement

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    Medical Coding Books
    According to Coding Clinic 90:1Q7, V58.30 is used for dressing change, there is no mention of original wound. Is V58.30 the only code that would be used or do you also code the original wound second?

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    Columbia, MO
    V58.30 is used by itself. The original wound no longer exisits so you do not code it.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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