dq 2 - Finally V codes are used for evaluation A V code can...

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V codes are used to identify encounters for reasons other than illness or injury. V codes would be used for healthy patients who receive services such as annual check-ups, immunizations, and child birth. V codes are also used for patients who have cancer and are receiving chemotherapy and radiation therapy, as well as rehabilitation services. V codes also cover a patients history for example if the patient has a family history of diabetes a V code would be used.
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Unformatted text preview: Finally V codes are used for evaluation. A V code can be used as a primary code for the encounter or as an additional code. E Codes identify the external causes of injuries and poisonings. These codes are used to classify the injuries that result from car accidents, accidental poisonings, falls, and fires. E codes cannot be used along it is a supplement that identifies the injury or incident....
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