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ICD-9 Code for E/M visit

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    Had a patient come in for an initial consultation regarding a cleft lip & palate baby they are adopting from overseas. Since the baby isn't here yet....what kind of diagnosis code would I use for the parent to be who came in for information only

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    Columbia, MO
    There is a code either in the V65 or V68 category for a pre baby visit such as interviewing the doctor.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Thanks so much for your help! Really appreciate it

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