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    How do you code for elevating PSA that hasn't actually gone above the accepted normal range? Help please?

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    How about 790.93---Elevated prostate specific antigen, PSA??

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    That is what I want to use, but am unsure if it is correct because the level has not actually gone outside the accepted normal range.

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    A code should be per documentation. If it is documented elevated PSA, we should stick to basics and code 790.93.
    Girish Dadhich, CPC

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    yes I would also go with 790.93

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