Apurva Posted Mon 24th of February, 2020 07:41:00 AM
In UTI Test by PCR amplification method if organism are positive can we consider BILLING R82.79
SuperCoder Answered Tue 25th of February, 2020 01:43:26 AM
Thank you for your question.
Yes, you can report R82.79 (Other abnormal findings on microbiological examination of urine) for positive culture findings of urine. You can additionally report an appropriate code for specific organism; if documented in medical documentation.
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