Shade Posted Tue 18th of March, 2014 09:02:32 AM
Please what is the best CPT code for 'BIOMETRICS SCREENING" also what DX. code is most appropriate to use for the visit.
SuperCoder Answered Wed 19th of March, 2014 03:07:42 AM
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SuperCoder Answered Thu 20th of March, 2014 11:22:20 AM
The diagnosis code used for the laboratory portion of the exam is V70.0. For the exam itself, you should use the appropriate preventive CPT procedure code appropriate to the age of the member:
99381 through 99387
99391 through 99397