AMA CPT® Assistant - 2011 Issue 4 (April)

Coding Clarification (Q & A) (April 2011)

April 2011 page 13a Coding Clarification (Reprinted from The ACR Radiology Coding Sourceâ„¢ January-February 2008) How is digital motion fluoroscopy reported? Is it appropriate to report the videoradiography code 76120? Yes, digital motion fluoroscopy should be reported using CPT code 76120 (Cineradiography/videoradiography, except where specifically included). Because the study is recorded digitally does not negate the use of code 76120. As noted in the American Medical Association's September 2000 CPT Assistant (p4), both videofluorography and cineradiography are used to record motion at fluoroscopy. Videofluorography is the recording of motion on videotape or on a digital disk from a television...

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