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Gastric Emptying Study

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    Need help. Patient has a history of gastroesophageal reflux. The patient is referred for a gastric emptying study. The impressions were: nondiagnostic study due to excessive patient motion. How should I code this? Would the dx be V64.3 and code the procedure to the injection of dye only (36598)?

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    As per radiology,the code for Gastric emptying study is 78264 and here as it is a nondiagnostic study,it is a No charge and need not be billed

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