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    Hello, is there a CPT for just a breast exam? I don't think I code this as a well woman exam (G0101) because the patient refused a pap. Also, what dx code do I use for a breast exam? The patient doesn't have a family hx of breast cancer. This was just for a check up.

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    There is not a code for just a breast exam. If it was done as part of a preventative service (9939x) it's inclusive. If it was a Medicare patient it is not billable (alone) as a routine service.
    Linda Vargas, CPC, CPCO, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC,CCC, AAPC Fellow
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    2018 Chapter President, Kansas City, MO

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