HCPCS Code for Single energy X-ray absorptiometry (SEXA) bone density study, one or more sites; appendicular skeleton (peripheral) (e.g., radius, wrist, heel) G0130
HCPCS code G0130 for Single energy X-ray absorptiometry (SEXA) bone density study, one or more sites; appendicular skeleton (peripheral) (e.g., radius, wrist, heel) as maintained by CMS falls under Miscellaneous Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services .
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I am in dire straights. We have been getting several denials from medicare on patients we are billing G0130. The test was or... [ Read More ]
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I am in dire straights. We have been getting several denials from medicare on patients we are billing G0130. The test was ordered and patient had no documented symptoms, no ... [ Read More ]
Just a question, but why would you be billing Medicare for 77080 when the G-Code should be applied to a Medicare patient? The code is G0130 for Dexa Scan performed on Medicare patient. Also, you can l... [ Read More ]
No you cannot code both. Clinical Examples in Radiology, jointly published by AMA and ACR, Summer 2007 says that it is not appropriate to code both. 77080 was valued to include 77081 when both are p... [ Read More ]
These are different tests, so it will depend on which ones you are conducting. 77081 DUAL-ENERGY X-RAY ABSORPTIOMETRY (DXA), BONE DENSITY STUDY, 1 OR MORE SITES; APPENDICULAR SKELETON (PERIPHERAL) (EG... [ Read More ]
My manager asked me to locate what Medicare will pay for a bone densimeter. They are looking into purchasing a machine. I found a couple of CPT codes, but not sure which one I am su... [ Read More ]
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