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    Question 99395 denied due to V code

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    Good morning,

    My Dr. was denied 99395 because he used V20.2 as a primary Dx. I thought you can use the V code when billing 99395.. Can someone please help me understand?

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    Apr 2007
    Columbia, MO


    I do not have my book right now but isn't 99395 for ages 18-39? If so and your patient is in this age range then you have to use the V70.0 as they are considered an adult, and V20.2 is age adjusted for 0-17 if you look in your ICD-9 Book.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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