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    I'm coding allergy shots that were given in the clinic. I'm using cpt's 95115, 95117, 95120, and 95125. I've been using the appropriate allergy dx - 477.00 - 477.9 depending on the allergen. I'm being told that I also need to use V07.1 because it's a "vaccination" of sorts. Does anyone have any information on this?? Thanks!!

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    No you do not need to use the V code.

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    Thanks!! Has anyone had claims denied for not having the V07.1?

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    I've never used the "V" code and have no problems.

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