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Abnormal/ elevated calcium score

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    I need help in finding the icd-9 code for this. My doctor said use 414.00. But this didnt work we have a denial. Last year someone told us it was 793.99- that wasnt right either. Help!!! Thanks in advance..........

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    what CPT are you coding? If it is the scan itself, check with Medicare if there is an LCD list for the scan. Unfortunately there isn't a dx for abnormal calcium score. I've had to look for this dx and didnt find anything.

    good luck,


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    Thanks for getting back with me. I've used it for a nuc and for a cath. Checking with mcr for lcd is a good idea.

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