Question:

Are there new codes for diagnostic radiology?

Answer:

Yes, the two codes are listed below and are effective January 1, 2021.

71271 Computed tomography, thorax, low dose for lung cancer screening, without contrast material(s)
76145 Medical physics dose evaluation for radiation exposure that exceeds institutional review threshold, including report

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