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    Hello,

    Does anyone know what diagnosis can be used with 20552?

    Thanks

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    Our Medicare LCD is at http://apps.ngsmedicare.com/lcd/LCD_L28529.htm ICD-9s that prove medical necessity are in the document. Remember this is for Medicare.... Your patient's insurance may have other diagnoses. Would be good to check their database. Hope this helps!

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    Quote Originally Posted by coders_rock! View Post
    Hello,

    Does anyone know what diagnosis can be used with 20552?

    Thanks
    You use the one documented by the provider for the reason for the injection for that patient!

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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