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    Can anyone give me any help woth billing CEA lab using 199.1 Dx code. pt has secondary defined dx but uncertain primary but I can't sem to fin anything to get our labs paid for. Thanks

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    Would it make sense to list the mets as primary with the 199.1 as secondary? Good luck!

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    it still denies with both dx codes on it. Thanks for the help

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    will any of these help? this is from the ncd.

    790.99
    Other nonspecific findings on examination of blood
    795.81
    Elevated carcinoembryonic antigen [CEA]
    795.89
    Other abnormal tumor markers

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