i work for a diabetes and endocrinology practice.
have a coding question. not quite sure what to use for this procedure that i have to precert.
the procedure is an I-123 update and scan and the diagnosis codes being used are
794.5, abnormal thyroid function study
242.90 hyperthyroid, NOS
259.2 carcubiud syndrome
what cpt should i use to this procedure with these icd codes?
also, is there a specific section in the cpt book that i can look under for I-123uptake and scans? not quite sure what they are.
thanks so much for any help!!
i appreciate it
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