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  1. Question can we use abdoman pain for US pelvis
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    dear coders ,
    i am a radiologist , i do get douments of ultrasound pelvis
    transabdominally , the symptom was abdoman pain and the impression and body of documents states normal , can code this with abdomen pain ,

    will it get pain if i use 789.00 for 76856

    provide your sugesstions please

    thanks kavi,cpc

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    You are correct in coding the symptom(s) since the findings were normal. It should be payable if the service was medically necessary.

    Julie, CPC
    Last edited by jdrueppel; 02-14-2009 at 06:00 PM.

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