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Coding => Coding => Topic started by: Valerie on February 17, 2010, 10:09:00 AM

Title: coding
Post by: Valerie on February 17, 2010, 10:09:00 AM
Can anyone tell me what the code is for PANDAS my claims keep getting kicked back saying I;m not using the correct code
Title: Re: coding
Post by: Michele on February 18, 2010, 08:12:16 AM
Are you looking for an ICD9 code?  If so, there is currently not an ICD9 for PANDAS.

Michele
Title: Re: coding
Post by: Valerie on February 19, 2010, 09:15:13 AM
I'm a new biller so what do I do in this case the medical history does say why he was refered to us, we do apheresis transfusions. medical records jus states pts mental behavior ( i used code 279.4)
Title: Re: coding
Post by: PMRNC on February 19, 2010, 02:00:53 PM
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I'm a new biller so what do I do in this case the medical history does say why he was refered to us, we do apheresis transfusions. medical records jus states pts mental behavior ( i used code 279.4)

It sounds like you don't have enough information or experience to code. Send it back to the provider for proper coding.