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  1. Question Medicare Colonoscopies
    Medical Coding Books
    The part I still not sure about is if the provider states Screening for history of Colonic polyps V12.72, and the patient has no other signs or symptoms. Do I put the V12.72 as primary since the provider states "screening" or do I list what is found during the procedure and then the V12.72

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    Columbia, MO
    You need a screening code listed first then your hx of polyps and then findings if any.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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