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    If DEXA scan done following treatment with long term steroids & within the 24 months of the first DEXA scan, how is the first DEXA scan coded?

    733.09, V67.59

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    Columbia, MO


    If the scan is being done because of the drugs to check on the effects of the drug then use V58.83 followed by V58.6x for the drug

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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