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Help! Surveillance vs. Screening

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    Am I correct that if the type of polyp is not stated as adenamtous for a "surveillance colonoscopy", then it is coded as a regular screening? Would you code the V12.72 in addition to the V76.51 or just the V76.51? The note simply states "This 59-year-old gentleman is referred for surveillance colonoscopy after having polyps removed several years ago."

    Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

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    Atlanta Perimeter
    I would code the V12.72 and V76.51.

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    Also you will use the V67.09 for survillance.

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