Results 1 to 3 of 3

diagnosis for radiology

  1. Red face diagnosis for radiology
    Medical Coding Books
    If an x-ray is done and the radiologist documents that the right internal jugular catheter needs pulled back 3cm can we code fitting and adjustment of vascular catheter even though the radiologist is not the one who will pull the catheter back??

  2. Default
    You can bill the fitting and adjustment ICD because this is the only reason to perform an x-ray.

    Vikas Maheshwari

  3. #3
    The ICD code should be V58.81 as per documentation.

Similar Threads

  1. Office Based Radiology Coding of Diagnosis
    By duhll8803 in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-19-2014, 08:05 AM
  2. new to radiology diagnosis--Help please
    By LuckyLily in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-04-2014, 11:21 PM
  3. Radiology diagnosis coding for chronic conditions
    By barber in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 12-20-2013, 01:28 PM
  4. Diagnosis Radiology Coding Books
    By btalley in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 12-07-2011, 05:27 AM
  5. Inpatient vs. Outpatient radiology diagnosis coding
    By gailmc in forum Interventional Radiology
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-06-2009, 09:18 AM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.