Radiology Compliance Question of the Week

Radiology Question for the Week of October 3, 2022

CT of the head without contrast is performed in the morning, and a CT of the head with contrast is performed on the same day in the afternoon. Is it correct to code this scenario using 70450 with 70460 separately accompanied by modifier 59, or choose just 70470?

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2023 Proposed PFS Rule Policies Examined

As discussed last month, the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) rule has arrived, released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Tuesday, July 7, 2022. The proposed rule outlines potential updates to a variety of policies and provisions that dictate payment for many services included in

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Abdominal Angiographic Radiology Coding Tips

With as much as 10-30 percent of coding lost in errors and rendered inaccurate, now is a good time to review interventional radiology coding. Even more, radiology has experienced the great resignation, with a turnover in labor, with many facilities likely having brand new eyes and minds focused on coding.

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Reimbursement Decreases on the Horizon With the 2023 Proposed PFS Rule

The 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) rule has arrived, released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Tuesday, July 7, 2022. Radiology will once again experience a threat to payments as the pandemic continues to bring consequences for healthcare. As usual, the proposed rule outlines potential

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