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PET scan dx ???

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    Default PET scan dx ???
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    If an order/report indication state some sort of CA (Lung, larynx or tongue) but the impression reads consistent with, no evidence of tumor recurrent nor metastatic disease or compatible with. Would you still code cancer/neoplasm since that is what the order/report indication states???

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    Default Pet scan dx
    Yes, I would code the cancer code. It sounds like the exam is being done possibly as a follow-up.
    Thanks, Jill

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