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Radiology Coding Alert

CMS Guidance:

X-Ray Imaging: Prepare For 20 Percent Cut For Technical Component

Adopt the FX modifier in X-rays using films. Is your provider using X-ray films? If yes, this signals a cut in payment in 2017. “This is due to a push for US healthcare providers to move to digital radiography. Digital radiography has the benefit of easily transferring X-ray images to PACS systems, for quick physician interpretation, sharing and archiving,” says [...]

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