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Radiology Coding Alert


Read This Before You Report Your Next Intra-operative X-Ray Claim

Better check physician’s intent and maintain documentation or risk denials. Your physician may be doing intra-operative x-rays to facilitate surgical procedures, such as to help confirm instrumentation placement during the procedure, but you can’t always bill for these x-rays. To justify intra-operative x-ray services, you’ll need to have detailed and precise information for these x-rays in your records. Here is [...]