Compliance Question of the Week – Radiology

Radiology Question for the Week of February 20, 2017

In the 2/13/17 question you said 77063 could be billed with G0202 because it was digital and not with 77067 because it was analog. Those descriptions are no longer part of the code. I have been told by multiple sources to use CPT 77063 for ALL screening mammograms except Medicare which is the G0202 until 2018. Is this not correct?

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Radiology Question for the Week of January 9, 2017

A physician ordered a neck computed tomography (CT) for indication of a palpable neck mass. A few CT images were obtained without contrast with a lead BB (opaque marker) to mark the mass, followed by a complete neck CT with contrast. Is it justified to submit a claim for a CT of the neck without and with contrast?

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