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DEXA coding

Dawnde Posted Mon 05th of June, 2017 12:08:58 PM
Can Z13.820 be a primary DX code for 77080?
SuperCoder Answered Tue 06th of June, 2017 02:38:05 AM

If the test was screening of an asymptomatic patient then the Z13.820  is the first listed code, you may list the finding as the secondary. If the test was perform due to symptomatic issues then you list the finding as the fist listed code.

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