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These are provided as a courtesy to provide support for ICD-10 coding

• Nuclear Medicine
Malignant neoplasm – Include laterality and/or neoplasm class/specifics
Abdominal and chest pain acceptable – Quadrant specification recommended
Nausea alone insufficient; nausea and vomiting insufficient
Diarrhea not covered; Diarrhea with abdominal pain acceptable if appropriate

• Fluoroscopy
Malignant neoplasm – Include laterality and/or specific site
Dysphagia unacceptable alone – Include description (examples include functional, nervous, and oral phase)

• Evaluation & Management
Occlusion and stenosis of unspecified artery – Specify vessel and laterality
Peripheral vascular – No break out for this code available
Pain in limb – Include laterality
Edema – Include limb

• Vascular Ultrasound
Include laterality on all studies
PAD unspecified – Include secondary diagnosis such as anemia, cellulitis, diabetes

• Interventional Radiology
Lump in breast – Include laterality
Malignant neoplasm – Include laterality and/or neoplasm class/specifics

• CT Head without contrast
Migraine – Acceptable to use persistent, intractable, etc.
Post-traumatic headache
Degenerative disease of nervous system
Alternated mental status – Secondary diagnosis code required (examples include syncope, dizziness, giddiness, weakness)

• Osteopenia
Referring physician order required
Additional clinical information/documentation required to be covered – Include site and laterality

• PET
Malignant neoplasm – Include laterality and/or neoplasm class/specifics
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma – Include site

• Chest PA & Lateral
Unspecified chest pain – Include secondary diagnosis code