Billable Medical Code for Special Screening for Osteoporosis
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM V82.81
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM V82.81.
The Short Description Is: Screen – osteoporosis.
Bone density screening is also known as bone density screening , femoral neck dual energy X-ray photon absorptiometry scan result osteopenic, femoral neck dual energy X-ray photon absorptiometry scan result osteoporotic, forearm DXA scan result osteopenic, hip DXA scan result osteopenic, quantitative ultrasound scan of heel – result osteoporotic, screening for osteoporosis, and screening for osteoporosis done.
Bone Density Screening Definition
Bone density screening is a very simple, non invasive test that measures a person’s bone density or volume of calcium and other minerals within the bone.