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Podiatry Coding & Billing Alert


Removing the Confusion from Post-Reduction X-Rays

Make sure you know your modifiers when performing follow-up imaging services. Coding for x-rays can be confusing, and the addition of the FX (X-ray taken using film) modifier for physicians with older forms of imaging devices brings up new questions. X-rays taken after manipulation and casting have occurred, called post-reduction x-rays, are performed to confirm that the bone is aligned [...]