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    What is the correct ICD 9 code for drug seeking behavior?

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    We have always use the following combination(only if the provider actually put "drug seeking behavior" in assessment:
    305.90
    V65.2
    Hope this helps.
    PeaPod

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    Default Drug seeking behavior

    Hi,

    We use V65.2 for drug seeking behavior.

    Sreekumar,CPC

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