I apologize for not knowing how to bill this in advance.
The patient is a medicare patient. A pap is done. During the pap a medication is applied for the genital warts.
My question is the diagnosis coding. Dr. put down V72.31 and 078.11. I feel that it is not a normal pap and should just be coded with the 078.11.
Please tell me if I am correct in my thinking. This is the first case like this I have ever coded.
Thank you for your time and for helping me to code this properly.
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