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Gilenya monitoring by cardiologist

  1. #1
    Grand Canyon Coders
    Question Gilenya monitoring by cardiologist
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    I am looking for suggestions for diagnosis codes to help describe the reason for cardiology monitoring while administering Gilenya for patient with MS. This is a new service my cardiologists are providing to a referring neurologist. Any ideas?

    Thanks, Priscilla


  2. #2
    Baton Rouge
    I'm not sure exactly which category Gilenya fits in, but "E" codes starting with E930 (Drugs, Medicinal, and Biological Subst causing adverse effects in therapeutic Use) might fit the situation...hope this helps
    Meagan Strauss, CPC, CEMC
    Coding Coordinator
    The NeuroMedical Center
    Baton Rouge, LA

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