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    I am getting denials for 95951 with dx code of 780.53. Aetna tells me this is a payable code but not with this dx code. help!

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    Apr 2007
    Duluth, Minnesota


    780.53 Hypersomnia with sleep apnea, unspecified
    use additional code: Use additional code for associated disorder, as: :: :: obesity (278.0

    Are you using the additional codes needed? Have you checked your LCD's?
    {that's my opinion on the posted matter}
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

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