lab denials

  1. M

    86592 Chlamydia

    A patient was seen at our family care office. He had been told by the health dept that he may need to be treated a second time for chlamydia. Our dr ordered 86592. Test results were negative. Am I able to code z11.3 since we are looking for the infection again? If not, what can I use? I...
  2. L

    Changing diagnosis on denied lab tests

    Any help would be greatly appreciated. If a patient is seen and the provider orders 4 lab tests and documents 2 diagnosis for the visit. Lets say 2 of the labs pay and 2 deny due to non covered diagnosis. If the patient was previously seen (say with in the previous 30 days) and there is a...
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