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    Is there an ICD9 code fora patient that is seeking out narcotics? I was thinking about V40.9 Specified behavioral problems.


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    there is V68.1, also 305.90 with V65.2

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    305.90 and V65.2

    I disagree with V68.1 as that is for Repeat Prescriptions or Medication Refill.
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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