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Family Practice Coding Alert

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Report Appropriate Z Codes For High Risk Sexual Behavior

Question: Our FP recently saw a 25-year-old female patient in our practice. He suspected that this patient had high risk sexual behavior and had been exposed to a sexually transmitted disease and performed a Pap smear. What diagnosis code(s) should I report for this encounter? Indiana Subscriber Answer: Since your FP was suspecting that the patient had high risk sexual behavior, you [...]