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Colonoscopy w/inadequate prep

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    Default Colonoscopy w/inadequate prep
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    Doctor inserted scope and almost immediately encountered solid stool. The procedure was terminated. I'm coding for an ASC facility, so the procedure will be coded 45378-74. My quetion is around the DX codes. Would it be appropriate to use V64.1 or V64.3 in addition to pre-op DX in this situation?

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    yes and I would use the V64.3

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    Thanks, Mary.

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