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Radiology Coding Alert

Category III codes:

Preferred Choice over Unlisted Codes

When a Category III code exists to describe a service or procedure, you must use that Category III code--rather than an unlisted-procedure code--to describe the service when placing a claim. So, why is this important? Use category III codes for new procedures: Category III CPT® codes are temporary codes that describe emerging technology, services and procedures. The primary purpose of [...]



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