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Dx code help: kidney transplant

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    Can I use V58.12 (Encounter for antineoplastic immunotherapy) for a prospective kidney transplant patient being pre-treated for ABO incompatibility with Rituxan, TPE + IVIG.

    Thanks in advance
    Tonyj

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    no because the drug is not being given for antineoplastic reasons.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Thanks.

    Would you happen to know of any other V code that I may use?

    Tonyj

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    what about v58.69 for high risk medications and v49.83 awaiting organ trasplant status and for the primary dx - use the patients disease -

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    Works for me. Thanks

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    Can you tell me if you bill for subsequent hospital visits after a kidney transplant? If so, is it to manage the immunosuppressant drugs?

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    Yes you can bill them with a 24 modifier so long as they are being seen for immunosuppressant therapy. I use 279.9, V58.69, V42.0

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