Sleep Study - with dx code

macdarlen

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I am getting denials for 95951 with dx code of 780.53. Aetna tells me this is a payable code but not with this dx code. help!
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Darlene
 

dmaec

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780.53 Hypersomnia with sleep apnea, unspecified
use additional code: Use additional code for associated disorder, as: :: :: obesity (278.0

Are you using the additional codes needed? Have you checked your LCD's?
{that's my opinion on the posted matter}
 
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