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    Default fx care aftercare codes icd 9

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    Are we supposed to use the original diagnosis with the V54xx codes or just the V codes alone?

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    Columbia, MO


    You use only the V54.xx code you do not use the acute fx code after the initial treatment has been rendered.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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