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Coding Help: Always use CPT 82274 (QW modifier is appropriate to denote a CLIA waived test). For Medicare or Medicaid, use g0328Q. If it was planned as screening visit, then it should be billed as screening only, not as diagnostic. Diagnosis does not turn it to diagnostic visit instead of screening visit. As per coding guidelines, you can bill screening ICD code followed by finding ICD codes. ICD Z12.11 can be used for; encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of colon or encounter for screening colonoscopy NOS and R19.5 can be used for fecal abnormalities. On the other hand, some payers also suggest to bill abnormal finding first followed by screening codes.

FIT v. Colonoscopy: Outcomes Comparison

FIT v. Colonoscopy: Outcomes Comparison

A landmark study comparing FIT to Colonoscopy shows the fecal immunochemical test finds colon cancers in more patients than colonoscopy.
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TIME Magazine Article on the Fecal Immunochemical Test

TIME Magazine Article on the Fecal Immunochemical Test

Read the October 2016 Time Magazine article about the effectiveness of the Fecal Immunochemical Test for Colon Cancer Screening
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Harvard Medical School Weights in on Colon Cancer Screening Options with Second Generation FIT®

Harvard Medical School Weights in on Colon Cancer Screening Options with Second Generation FIT®

Harvard University officials say the fecal immunochemical test may be a better option than the stool-DNA test.
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