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Screening vs Diagnostic Mammography

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    A 52 year old patient was previously seen a year ago for fibrocystic breast and now a year later the breast surgeon orders a diagnostic mammography. The visit was billed with dx 610.1 Diffuse cystic mastopathy -G0204 & 77051

    Was it appropriate to order a diagnositic vs screening?
    Thank you.

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    not really, but you have to go by the order...

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