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Radiology Coding Alert

CPT® 2020:
Incorporate New Radiological GI Changes With Examples
Take note of this especially important new add-on code. As the new year begins, you're go... Read more
CPT® Coding:
Get Terminated Lung Biopsy Coding Right With This Guide
Navigate your way through a plethora of helpful examples. If you're used to coding biopsi... Read more
CMS:
Discern Medicare Falsehoods From Truths With These Myth Busters
Enhance your Medicare knowledge that extends beyond the coding realm. When working with a... Read more
You Be the Coder:
Let Dictation Report Guide Your Terminated Procedure Coding
Question: We've got a patient who was placed into the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sca... Read more
Reader Question:
Dive Deep Into Meaning of This 36478, 36471 NCCI Edit
Question: We've begun receiving denials when reporting 36478 with 36471. I found the Cente... Read more
Reader Question:
Refer to These Important Excludes Notes for Wellness Exams
Question: What's the ICD-10-CM code for a wellness exam for a plain chest X-ray? Tennesse... Read more
Reader Question:
Look Out for This New Vaping-Related Disorder Code
Question: I've heard there's a new diagnosis code coming out for patients with vaping rela... Read more
Final Rule:
Take Note of Sweeping Changes in the CMS 2020 Final Rule
Plus, see how policy changes will impact your provider's bottom line. On Nov. 1, 2019, th... Read more
ICD-10-CM Coding:
Code 2 Challenging Radiological ICD-10-CM Examples
Know when to go as far as the NCD to get the guidelines you need. While the ICD-10-CM man... Read more
Rules and Regulations:
Look Out For Proposed Incident-To Billing Policy Changes
Consider how a MedPAC intervention could reduce reimbursement. While not prevalent within... Read more
Reader Question:
Report +99354 With 99214 Under Specific Conditions
Question: Our interventional radiologist saw a patient during an E/M service for a prolong... Read more
Reader Question:
Distinguish Between Nephrostomy Surgical, Imaging Services
Question: A urologist places a nephrostomy catheter under ultrasound (US) and fluoroscopic... Read more
Reader Question:
Dive Deeper Into Meaning of Bilateral Surgery Indicator ‘0’
Question: Why does code 73060 have a bilateral surgery indicator of “0?” Does tha... Read more
You Be the Coder:
Code Screening Breast MRIs With Caution
Question: We have a patient seen for a high-risk breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) s... Read more