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DX help

Tammy Posted Mon 31st of October, 2016 16:11:15 PM
Hello, Patient came in to office on 7/11 had injection done. On 7/13 came back in due to redness on injection site had a reaction to tetanus vaccine. The provider used ( T50.A95A) Claim went out with T88.1XXA and T50.A95A as secondary dx. but we are getting a denial stating dx inconsistent with procedure? what is the appropriate dx code? thanks.
SuperCoder Answered Tue 01st of November, 2016 06:49:47 AM

Hi, the codes you have mentioned are appropriate for complication following vaccine. Please check with your payer for their preferences or further clarity on denial reason. Thank you.

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