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What ICD 10 code covers ferritin?

R79. 89 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.

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Hereof, what is the CPT code for ferritin?

004598: Ferritin | LabCorp.

Additionally, what does high ferritin mean? If a ferritin test shows higher than normal levels, it could indicate that you have a condition that causes your body to store too much iron. It could also point to liver disease, rheumatoid arthritis, other inflammatory conditions or hyperthyroidism.

Hereof, does Medicare cover ferritin blood test?

Medicare won't pay for serum ferritin or iron saturation tests.

Are Z codes covered by Medicare?

Z Codes as Principal, First-listed Diagnosis 818 Encounter for other preprocedural examination as secondary. Check payer policies for pre-op billing guidelines. This section lists codes that are never covered by Medicare for a diagnostic lab testing service.

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