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    Default nuclear medicine billing

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    how do you bill for a thyroid uptake exam, when one day the patient takes a pill and returns the next day for the actual test,

    or comes in and gets an injection and the a couple hours later takes the exam

    and as well for a nuclear bone scan, if one day the injection is givene and the next day the exam

    please help

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    Columbus GA

    Default Nuc med

    When I was coding nuc med we were told to code the meds or radiopharmaceuticals the day they were given and the procedure code the day it was done...it may have changed since then but I wouldn't think so

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    I believe that the right way to do it.

    what codes where you using


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