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Pre mri metal check

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    Hello,
    Just looking to see what other people are using for ICD 9 code for pre-MRI metal check of skull and orbits?
    Thanks
    PeaPod

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    We use V82.89, Special Screening for Other Conditions
    Renee, CPC
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    We used 908.5, late effect

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    Would V72.83 be appropriate? It says Other Pre-procedural examination. Just curious...

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    We use 870.4 if the foreign body is found as secondary to the V82.89.

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    Hi

    we use V82.89 if foreign body is not found

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    Hi there!
    If you are just coding the encounter to be an examination prior to having an MRI, then i would agree with roadsky40, V72.83, as per ICD guideline. thanks
    jerrytele@gmail.com
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    We use v72.85.

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    I know this is old but what CPT codes were used ?
    70200 or 70030 and did you bill out skull xrays also ?

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