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    Default Non-nida drug screens

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    Can anyone help me with a CPT code for a NON-NIDA drug screen?

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    Default Charges for DOT

    So what are you charging for DOT PE, if its a self pay patients? Thanks in advance!

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    Default DOT physical

    Currently we use 99455 with V70.5. It is for both new and est patients. Previously we used an inhouse code,but our new system does not allow this. Patient or employeer pays costs.


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    Default FAA physicals

    Does anyone know what criteria is needed for coding an FAA physical with an internal code 2049 for the urine dip? This clinic doesn't seem to have any structure and very little EMR information and that it will be self pay. Any information would be great.

    Thank you

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    I agree with your opinion. The DOT does not meet the requirement of a Preventative Exam. We are able to use "DOT". The patient pays for the visit when they come in and it is up to them to get reimbursed by the employer; it is simple and the patients do not argue. If you use the Preventative Exam code and the patient submits the to their health insurance then you have a problem.
    Last edited by terif; 04-09-2015 at 01:56 PM.

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