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Shade Posted Wed 10th of December, 2014 21:21:38 PM

A pt. was seen for scoliosis with dx code 737.30 and a rib x-ray was done cpt code 71101. insurance denied the cpt code that dx. is unrelated. in the examination rib pain was recorded but A/P was 737.30. what code can i use that will be appropriate with the procedure code.your quick response will be appreciated. thank you.

SuperCoder Answered Thu 11th of December, 2014 05:55:43 AM

You can use code 786.52, Painful respiration.

Thanks !!

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