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    I need help coding a rectal exam, I have never coded this procedure before and don't feel that I am using the correct Dx or CPT codes............ help please!!!

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    Apr 2007
    Lauderdale Lakes


    Are you talking about an anoscopy? The code would be 46600

    This is an article that explains it a little:


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    DRE (digital rectal exam) is used with annual examinatios. Diagnosis V76.44 with HCPC Gxxxx screening prostate. I'm sorry I can not recall the HCPC code.

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    Milwaukee WI

    Default Question is too vague

    I'm sorry but your question is too vague to be answered accurately. Please post the scrubbed documentation so that we can help you.

    Hope that helps.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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