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    Patient is status post right hip replacement - having outpatient physician therapy. Do I use V57.1 for diagnosis. Need Help. Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by annettebec View Post
    Patient is status post right hip replacement - having outpatient physician therapy. Do I use V57.1 for diagnosis. Need Help. Thanks
    Did you mean physical therapy? If so then yes the first listed dx is the V57.1 after that you can use the joint replacement status.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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