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Do not Report MUGA with MPI

Question: Can we report for MUGA (multigated acquisition) scan with myocardial perfusion imaging? Which codes are MUGA codes? Is MUGA included in myocardial perfusion imaging? SuperCoder.com Subscriber Answer: You do not separately report for MUGA (multigated acquisition) scan when submitting codes for MPI (myocardial perfusion imaging). MUGA codes: You can look at the following MUGA scan codes: 78472, Cardiac blood pool imaging, [...]