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    What is the best icd9 code for smoking cessation?

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    We use 305.1 for Tobacco dependence.

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    We use 989.84 Toxic Effects of Tobacco

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    I agree with nutter98, we use 305.1 tobacco dependence

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    I agree.. 305.1 is the most appropriate code. The pt does not present for treatment of an adverse effect of smoking, but to assist the patient in quitting smoking..

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