When we code for pain management visits we always code for the cause of the pain. (e.g. (pain in leg, lumbago, shoulder impingement syndrome, myofascial pain syndrome, etc.) Generalized pain is not a good supporting diagnosis. If the pain is post surgery then you could code that as a second or third code.
Example: pain presents to the pain clinic for pain in the lower back, lower leg. We code lumbago 724.2 and leg pain 729.5 (pain in limb). If it is postoperative 338.18 for acute pain; 338.28 for chronic postoperative pain.
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