Don't have a TCI SuperCoder account yet? Become a Member >>

Orthopedic Coding Alert

Diagnostic tests:
Dodge Double-Billing Interp Claim Mishaps With This Advice

You may not always be able to report CPT® code, but discover this big benefit. When your orthopedist does the interpretation for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) scan, or other diagnostic test, you may run into hospital policy specifying only a facility radiologist can perform the interpretation. If so, coding your orthopedist’s interpretation would mean you’re guilty of [...]