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Field Guide to Physician Coding 3rd Edition


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Apr 18 2011, 1:02 AM
A physician prescribes digoxin for treating a patient diagnosed with congestive heart failure. After six months, the physician performs a therapeutic drug test to monitor the level of the drug on the patient. i need the code for this

re: icd-9
Apr 18 2011, 9:12 AM
Hi You would code V58.83 (Encounter for therapeutic drug monitoring) and V58.69 (long term current use of other (high risk) meds.


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