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Old 09-29-2011, 09:20 AM
jgossett jgossett is offline
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I have a nasal bone xray, chest xray and an abdomen xray all to ensure a VP Shunt is placed properly. I am looking for the V-Code, like the V58.82? that describes the VP Shunt. Can any body help?
As I read through the radiology reports, there are no other indicators to support the medical necessity of the three procedures.
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Old 09-29-2011, 10:54 AM
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If they are just checking status then I would use V45.2. If there is a documented problem, then look at 996.2.
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