The National Institutes of Health reports that the 25-hydroxy vitamin D test is the most accurate measuring tool for determining whether you have enough vitamin D in your system. According to the Institute of Medicine, the optimum range of 25-hydroxy vitamin D in the blood is 20 to 50 nanograms per milliliter, abbreviated ng/mL.What is the diagnosis code for vitamin D deficiency?
268.9 is a legacy non-billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of unspecified vitamin d deficiency. This code was replaced on September 30, 2015 by its ICD-10 equivalent.Does Medicare cover vitamin D testing?
Yes - Medicare does covers the 25 hydroxy vitamin D test. This is a screening test to detect the levels of vitamin D in the blood and it is an essential part of treatment for low bone mass and Osteoporosis. Sign in to react. Sign in to react. Sign in to react. For those who can't use medicare.