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Be Specific For Standing X-Ray of Knee With 73565

Question: Are there specific CPT® codes for weight bearing X-rays? Our physician obtained X-rays of the knee in the supine position and then again in a standing (weight bearing) position? Do we need any modifiers? Ohio Subscriber Answer: There are no separate X-ray codes for views obtained in weight bearing positions, nor is there any need for modifiers. For the [...]