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Established code

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    I just came across a pt came in and the doctor did a established visit and did not find any issues except histor of ear infection and pt is doing well with her acne issues. So what icd-9 code do i use. I cant find history of ear infec and history of acne.

    Please help!

    Thank you in advance
    msmaddy

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    What specialty is your doctor? Why did your pt come in to see the dr? was it a check up?

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    Quote Originally Posted by drampas3418 View Post
    What specialty is your doctor? Why did your pt come in to see the dr? was it a check up?

    WERE FAMILY PRACTICE, AND PT IS A NEW PT AND CAME TO GET ESTABLISHED ONLY.

    THANKS AGAIN
    MSMADDY:

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    you would bill a 99381-99387 depending on the patients age and you would use V70.0 for a routine check up. hope that helps

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