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Drug dependence in pain management

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    How would you code a person acknowledging a drug dependence due to the morphine prescribed to control his pain from cancer treatment? 304.1 is one code but should or could I use an E code?

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    I dont think there is an E code there is one for overdose but that is it.
    Jenifer McPolin CPC, CPMA, RCC

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmcpolin View Post
    I dont think there is an E code there is one for overdose but that is it.
    Thanks for the input.

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