ICD-9 code for a TB test

October 2004
Family Practice Management;Oct2004, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p26
Academic Journal
The article presents information on ICD-9 code for a tuberculosis (TB) test in the U.S. While submitting 99211 for reading a TB skin test, following medical test documents should also be submitted — V74.1, special screening examination for bacterial and spirochetal diseases; pulmonary TB if the test is negative, or 795.5, non-specific reaction to tuberculin skin test without active tuberculosis, it the test is positive.


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