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Pediatric Coding Alert

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Nail Down Depression Screening Code

Question: My doctors have been using 96110 for their developmental screenings as well as for depression screenings for our teens, but I do not think that is right. I did find G0444 in the code book, but Blue Cross/Blue Shield isn’t paying for that and their denial states to resubmit using an alternate code. I can’t seem to find one. [...]