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Old 01-11-2012, 11:59 AM
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Hello, what ICD-9 code would be appropriate for x-ray done to evaluate position of picc line if reason for picc line placement does not meet medical necessity? I don't think an aftercare code would be appropriate since it wasn't a separate encounter. Any help would be appreciated!
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Old 01-11-2012, 01:05 PM
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Hello, what ICD-9 code would be appropriate for x-ray done to evaluate position of picc line if reason for picc line placement does not meet medical necessity? I don't think an aftercare code would be appropriate since it wasn't a separate encounter. Any help would be appreciated!
Did you try V58.81?

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Old 01-11-2012, 02:59 PM
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Hi, I have been using V58.81 and have not received any denials
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