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payable icd9 codes for colonoscopy 45378 etc

Trish Posted Wed 10th of October, 2012 20:28:35 PM

What Icd9 codes should be used to have Medicare pay for 45378 or 45380. We were denied payment for constipation 564.01 and for v12.79 hx of ulcerative colitis.

SuperCoder Answered Wed 10th of October, 2012 21:29:51 PM

Please check with LCD list to see which Dx does it cover. 564.01 is not a compatible Dx

V12.79 Is an Unaccepted Principal Dx

There are numerous Dx which can be use used with 45378/45380

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