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Prenatal Cystic Fibrosis Screening Policy Correction

ICD-9 diagnosis codes required to bill for prenatal cystic fibrosis screening CPT-4 codes were incorrectly stated in the October 2004 Medi-Cal Update. Providers must use ICD-9 code V26.3 when billing for codes 83890, 83891, 83892, 83893, 83894, 83896, 83897, 83898, 83901, 83904 and 83912. In addition, this diagnosis code must be documented in the diagnosis field (Box 21) of the claim. The updated information is reflected on manual replacement pages path molec 2 (Part 2).


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