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    Hi,

    Im really hoping someone can help me out.
    In outpatient coding... A patient came in for an Ultrasound SCREENING, because they
    could not tolerate a mammogram due to the patient being mentally challenged.

    Here is my issue: I coded the screening V76.19 and mentally challenged as 2nd dx.
    Problem is this is a medicare patient and it is FMN.? Not sure if Im using the correct codes..


    Id appreciate any help!

    Thank you,


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    What is FMN?
    Tesja Erickson, CPC, CPMA COBGC, CEMC
    The Coding Surgeon
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    codingsurgeon@tesja.com
    2012 AAPC Idaho Falls Chapter President
    2011 AAPC Idaho Falls Chapter President-Elect

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