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    Dx: Pulmonary Solitary Nodule, can anyone tell me what code is payable for a PET scan for this dx?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GINNYV View Post
    Dx: Pulmonary Solitary Nodule, can anyone tell me what code is payable for a PET scan for this dx?
    The ICD9 code for this is 518.89
    I can't tell you if it is "payable" for a PET scan or not.

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    Danny L. Peoples
    CIRCC,CPC

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