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Adult ADD coding question

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    Does anyone have a "maintenance" diagnosis code to use for continuous treatment and prescribing of medications for adult patients with ADD?

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    We use V58.83, V58.69, and the appripriate ADD dx 314.00, 314.01, etc.
    [FONT=Arial][FONT="Comic Sans MS"]Alaina M. Byrne CPC, CPMA

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    I agree! well done!

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Is the v coded fisrt or the 314.00 for dx

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    The V58.83 would be first listed

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    do the doctor have to code it as maintence or just with the 314.00 dx or you can just used the v code automically because you know it maintence

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    If the documentation tells us this is a visit to adjust the medications or monitor the medications in any way (lab test or diagnostic study) then you may code the V code for the encounter for therapeutic drug management.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Thank you. I will try it!

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