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Dx code help-I am searching

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    I am searching for a dx code to go with a Synagis vaccine for a 3 month old infant who was exposed to unspecified air pollutants (unknown drugs; meth & who knows what else) from before birth to one month of age. He has no diagnosed respiratory effects (yet) but Dr. wants to get a Synagis covered by MHS. Probably needs to include some sort of respiratory reference. I could only come up with 760.70, 508.9 or 987.9 but none of these I'm really happy with. Any suggestions?..............Melinda Navara, CPC

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    How about V04.82? Need for prophylactic vaccination and inoculation against certain viral diseases...Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
    Christina Lee Wagner, CPC, CPC-H

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    Default RSV-Synagis
    At the clinic that I work for we also use the V04.82.

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