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Well adult

  1. #1
    Stuart, Florida
    Question Well adult
    Medical Coding Books
    Not often, but on occasion, I come across a note with the only DX being "well adult". In the past, I've always just used the V code for a general med. exam, V70.0, with the E/M cpt to accompany.

    Does anyone have a better/ more accurate ICD9 code for a "well adult/ healthy adult"?

    Thanks in advance!

  2. #2
    Columbia, MO
    A V70.0 is appropriate for a well exam but should be paired with the preventive ov code not a regular ov code.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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