Radiology Question for the Week of February 26, 2024


We are imaging for sarcoidosis, can you please tell us which CPT® codes to report?


Appropriate coding for sarcoidosis imaging depends on the protocols and imaging equipment used as well as the clinical rationale and patient-specific indications. SNMMI and ASNC have a joint consensus document located at and in each society’s respective journals. While it is clear that resting perfusion PET or PET/CT is preferred for comparison with the FDG PET images, the consensus also states that if PET or PET/CT perfusion imaging is not available, it may be replaced with a resting SPECT or SPECT/CT perfusion study.

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