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Neurosurgery Coding: Previous Injury Means Multiple Dx Options

Find out what additional information V codes provide to the payer.
Question: We have a patient with previous spinal injury that is now causing neck pain. How should I code the diagnosis?
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Answer: Document and code prior conditions that contribute to a patient’s current complaint — if they affect the management of the current condition. Prior trauma, [...]

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