Unit IV 2307 Question 27

A 32-year-old female patient is seen at her physician’s office for persistent jaw pain. After evaluation, the physician’s assessment includes pain in jaw and sends the patient for an x-ray to determine if she has temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). The patient has the x-ray and returns to the office 1 week later for her results. The x-ray does confirm TMJ. The physician discusses treatment options with the patient. In this scenario, code both the ICD-10-CM for the initial encounter as well as the return visit diagnosis. Explain how you arrived at your answer._x000D_

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