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Take Your Radiology Coding Up a Notch With August CPT® Assistant Advice
2019-09-18

Brush up on how elastography helps with clinical evaluation, how to report breast MRI, and why the CPT® 2019 code set updated coding for knee arthrography, all in the August 2019 CPT® Assistant. The procedure descriptions and clinical examples in this authoritative resource are sure to help you increase the accuracy of your coding.

 

Want to learn more? Search for articles from CPT® Assistant, vol. 29, issue 8, on TCI SuperCoder’s Code Connect:

 

  • Arthrography, knee, injection: 20610, 20611, 27369, 27370, 29871, 73580, 73701, 73702, 73719, 73720, 73722, 73723, 77002
  • Critical care: 99291, 99292
  • Elastography, MRE, ultrasound: 76391, 76981-76983, 91200
  • MRI, breast, CAD: 76376, 76377, 76498, 77046-77049, 77065-77067.

 

You’ll also find solutions to a variety of coding scenarios in the August FAQs. Search TCI SuperCoder’s Code Connect for these topics:

 

  • Chromosome analysis, malignant hematological disorder: 88262, 88264, 52
  • Diabetic retinopathy, screening: 92227
  • Gastrocnemius muscle heads, chemodenervation: 64642-64644
  • Musculoskeletal surgery: 11950-11952, 11954, 15876-15879, 20926, 28465, 28485
  • Percutaneous needle biopsy, bladder, urologist, radiologist: 53899, 76942
  • Retinal detachment repair: 67025, 67107
  • Synthetic graft mesh, breast: 19499
  • Vulvar lichen sclerosus, laser: 56501, 56515.