Data Points for ordering imaging for NG tube placement

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Thank you in advance for any help for this medical decision making question.

One of our coders is wondering if a data point for ordering imaging to confirm placement of a NG tube would be correct?

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J Jones
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Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:55 am

Hi there,

This is absolutely correct., Review and/or order of radiological tests counts as a category of data.

Your question has been answered by J. Paul Spencer, CPC, COC
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