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    Hello coders , Need help
    If the Doctor states " quit"in reference to a Alcohol or smoke dependence . should I code Remission or History of "v code"?
    My understandign is if Doctor state quit is a (v )code but if does not say quit and states a few months , or a few weeks is remission....
    please let me know ,,,,,Thanks.
    Yunis G

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    Bentonville, Arkansas

    Default Tobacco/alcohol dependance

    I would use the V codes for these if the doctor states they have quit.

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