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ICD 9 code for resolved skin conditions

  1. #1
    Default ICD 9 code for resolved skin conditions
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    I am coding a note where the patient came in previously and had a wart destroyed by LN2. The patient now returns about 2 months later for f/u as per dr's instructions and the wart is resolved, no other complaints. The plan is for the pt to return if the wart redevelopes. What is the ICD 9 code?
    Thank you!

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    try to finde something from V category. Something like V67.59 Other follow-up examination+ V13.3 Personal history of diseases of skin and subcutaneous tissue

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    that is what I was thinking however will this hit an edit because I am only coding V-codes?

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    Columbia, MO
    Quote Originally Posted by mjl903 View Post
    that is what I was thinking however will this hit an edit because I am only coding V-codes?
    It is perfectly acceptable to use only v codes on a claim. Both of the suggested V codes are allowed first listed.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Sounds good! Thank you for your help!

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