ICD-9 code V82.9 for Screening for unspecified condition is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -PERSONS WITHOUT REPORTED DIAGNOSIS ENCOUNTERED DURING EXAMINATION AND INVESTIGATION.
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My provider reported 99204. I only see the HPI as a EPF which would bring this to a 99202.
Can anyone take a stab at this and let me know what you think?
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[QUOTE="thopkins30, post: 163600, member: 73606"]We are having trouble getting pd for the vertebral fracture assesment (77082) when billed with 77080. BCBS is denying this as not being medically nece... [ Read More ]
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I was reading over some of the old threads regarding the dexa scan, 77080 and I had a question.
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[QUOTE="RondaTews, post: 365797, member: 2253"]We called BC/BS today and they are going to reprocess- said it was processed incorrectly. But when we called on the Tricare denial they stated we need a... [ Read More ]
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should Code 627.9 be used with V82.81 or should I use V81.89 for DXA Bone Densitometry screening[/QUOTE]should Code 627.9 be used wi... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="Stefanie, post: 130871, member: 18476"]I believe that most ladies over the age of 65 are postmenopausal, that doesn't necessarily mean the provider has determined that they ... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="ehanna, post: 360039, member: 55433"]I like the V75.8 (Special exam for other specified parasitic infections) and I don't think the V70.3 is necessarily wrong but the family is in a shelter. I... [ Read More ]
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By Beverly Welshans CPC CPCI CPCH CCSP The same care your providers take when administering preventive care to assure all has been covered must be taken when coding those services as well. It never hu... [ Read More ]