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Pay Attention, Radiology Coders! More Than Half of This CPT® Assistant Is Dedicated to You!
1969-12-31

The September 2014 CPT® Assistant is brimming with recent coding updates and coding tips for deciding when to report fluoroscopy separately. Find out how the CPT® 2015 code set will impact bundling of intrathecal contrast administration via lumbar injection and myelographic radiologic S & I.  The issue also briefs you on how to append modifier 59 to computed tomography of the spine with contrast if the provider performs CT subsequent to a myelogram on the same patient the same day.

Reviewing the latest issue will also improve your understanding of how to report an anogenital examination. To get spot-on guidance, simply type a code or keyword into SuperCoder.com's Codeec Connt to see the September article that suits your needs:

  • Anogenital Examination: 99170
  • Fluoroscopy Codes: 76000, 76001, 71023, 71034, 36597, 64581, 49440, 49441, 49442, 49446, 49450, 49451, 49452, 49460, 49465, 64561
  • ICD-10-CM “Z” Codes
  • Myelography and Injection Procedure Codes : 72240, 72255, 72265, 72270, 62284, 62270, 61055, 72126, 72129, 72132

The latest selection of CPT® Assistant FAQs also provides guidance for a variety of areas. Find authoritative answers in a snap by looking for these codes and topics on Code Connect:

  • Biofeedback: 51741, 51784, 90911
  • Cardiovascular System: 36569, 36000
  • Digestive System : 47120
  • Evaluation and Management Consultations: 99241, 99242, 99243, 99244, 99245
  • Medicine, Cardiovascular : 92921, 92925, 92928, 92934, 92938, 92944, 92929
  • Medicine, Health and Behaviour Assessment/Intervention : 96150, 96151, 96152, 96153, 96154, 96155
  • Musculoskeletal System: 28645, 28270, 26356, 64831, 69990
  • Nervous System : 69979, 61781