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code for Vitamin D screening

  • 1.  code for Vitamin D screening

    Posted 07-16-2019 09:06
    ​Hello all,
    In the setting of an outpatient clinic, what would be the appropriate ICD10 code to use when a physician orders a Vitamin D level in the context of the annual physical? Is that covered by/fall under Z00.00?

    Thank you

    Linda Westenberger
    Director, Him and Privacy Officer

  • 2.  RE: code for Vitamin D screening

    Posted 15 days ago
    Encounter for screening for nutritional disorder
    I think that would work, unless there is a diagnosis code for hair loss, bone pain, fatigue or some other symptom of a low level than one of those should work. 

    Steve Oehmen
    Outpatient Coder & Biller