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ICD-9 coding for visit to discuss ADHD

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    How would you code a visit when parents meet with a provider to discuss a possible diagnosis of ADHD?

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    Depending on what my notes say, I sometimes use V61.20 Concerns about behavior of child

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    You could also code the child's symptoms.

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    Overland Park, KS
    Had the child actualy been diagnosed with ADHD, then you would code such, but since you state "possible," you would just code the symptoms.
    Dawson Ballard, Jr., CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CCS-P, CPC-P, CRHC, AAPC Fellow

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