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Old 11-30-2009, 01:03 PM
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Would status post mastectomy , status post radiation and chemotheraphy with absence of left nipple be codes be codes v10.3, v66.2 , ? help
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Status Post Mastectomy would be Acquired Abscence of Breast Code V45.71. If the physician documents history of breast cancer code also V10.3. Radiation would be V15.3.
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Status Post Mastectomy would be Acquired Abscence of Breast Code V45.71. If the physician documents history of breast cancer code also V10.3. Radiation would be V15.3.
FYI neither V45.71 or V15.3 can be used first-listed, but the V10.3 can be first listed
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