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    Does anyone have any coding references on coding the use of Medical Marijuana?

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    What do you need? You treat it like any other prescription medication. If the patient abuses it then you code for the abuse.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Yes it is perscribed and used daily like a normal perscription.

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    Then it is not a problem issue. You treat it like long term or current high risk medication just as if the patient had been prescribed any other prescription drug. Do you have a particular visit where this is an issue?

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    E939.6 for theraputic use if pt has used it long term use V58.69

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    Quote Originally Posted by TamaraM View Post
    E939.6 for theraputic use if pt has used it long term use V58.69
    No that E code is for either poisoning or adverse effect you need to look back at the sub chapter heading with E codes. They are for injuries or adverse effects only.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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