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Screening Code W/O Procedure?

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    Overland Park, KS
    Default Screening Code W/O Procedure?
    Medical Coding Books
    Can we use a screening code (in this case diabetes screening code) without actually performing a procedure? Normally we do a finger stick or serum blood glucose draw to obtain a result, but can we also use this V code if we determine through a series of questions that a patient is a risk? Hope I'm making sense..
    Dawson Ballard, Jr., CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CCS-P, CPC-P, CRHC, AAPC Fellow

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    Overland Park, KS
    Any takers?
    Dawson Ballard, Jr., CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CCS-P, CPC-P, CRHC, AAPC Fellow

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