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Radiology Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Check Payer Policy Before Reporting Same-Day Diagnostic, Screening Tomosynthesis

Question: Can you report a bilateral screening tomosynthesis on the same day as a bilateral diagnostic tomosynthesis? Our screening tomosynthesis codes are being denied. California Subscriber Answer: You should be aware that proper reporting of a screening and diagnostic mammogram performed on the same day requires modifier GG (Performance and payment of a screening mammogram and diagnostic mammogram on the [...]