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    Medical Coding Books


    I NEED HELP CODING.. THE DOCTOR READS REPORT AT THE HOSPITAL

    DUP VEIN UNI RT
    DUP VEIN BIL
    DUP LOW EXT ART BIL

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    Are the first 2 extremities as well?

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    yes

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    For the first one (unilateral) is it upper of lower and is the bilateral upper or lower extremity?


    93970 (Duplex scan of extremity veins including responses to compression and other maneuvers, complete bilateral study)

    93923 (Complete bilateral physiologic studies of upper or lower extremity arteries.....)
    Last edited by TonyaMichelle; 01-17-2012 at 12:26 PM.

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    I would go with 93970 for venous but make sure documentation supports otherwise 93965

    for arterial 93925 bilateral study
    Jenifer McPolin CPC, CPMA, RCC

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