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    How would you code a fecal occult blood test done by the physician as part of a patient's annual exam for a colorectal screening?

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    this codes to V76.51 with cpt code 82270 for screening
    hope this helps

    Robin Ingalls-Fitzgerald CCS, CPC, FCS, CEMC, CEDC

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