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Hemoccult

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    Default Hemoccult
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    He did have a rectal exam today and had a Hemoccult,
    which was negative for screening of neoplasms of the rectum.



    Does anyone know what code I should use for billing the Hemoccult or the rectal exam or even if it is billable?

    Thanks,

    Terri
    Last edited by WEBBSURFN; 11-04-2009 at 12:34 PM.

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    Default DRE part of exam
    The DRE is part of the exam for your E/M service. Not separately billable.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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    Tessa is right on the money.
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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