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    Can anyone tell me what initial DX code would be used when a patient presents to the ED for psych eval, i.e. "I need help" before a final DX is confirmed?

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    Lubbock, TX


    V70.1 - General psychiatric examination, requested by the authority
    V70.2 - General psychiatric examination, other and unspecified

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