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Aftercare Coding Which Code is Best

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    Which code is best for aftercare for removal of brain tumor: V58.72 or V58.42?

    Surgical aftercare for clipping of aneurysm: V58.72 or V58.73?

    Thanks
    KJL

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    Quote Originally Posted by klamm View Post
    Which code is best for aftercare for removal of brain tumor: V58.72 or V58.42?

    Surgical aftercare for clipping of aneurysm: V58.72 or V58.73?

    Thanks
    KJL
    V58.72 is for conditions classifiable to Dx 320-359
    V58.42- for conditions classifiable to Dx 140-239 (this would be for neoplasms)
    V58.73- for conditions classifiable to Dx 390-459

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    Thanks I wanted to make I was interpreting these correctly.

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