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Old 07-23-2008, 05:47 PM
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Default ICD-9 pregnancy screening dx

This is a new one for me... A serum pregnancy test was done in our office to confirm a negative result, so an x-ray could be taken. No pregnancy signs or symptoms at the time of service.

If anyone knows what ICD-9 code should be used, I would appreciate the your help.

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Old 07-23-2008, 05:52 PM
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Why not V72.41?
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Old 07-24-2008, 01:12 AM
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Default I agree V72.41

that is the one that I would use too.
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we did a serum pregnancy test to confirm negative pregnancy prior to doing a surgery. BCBS wants a medical diagnosis, they deny V72.41 as not a covered diagnosis. I would be interested in any suggestions.
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there is no other dx code you can use, if it is non covered then that is your answer.
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