AMA CPT® Assistant - 2009 Issue 7 (July)
Coding Correction (July 2009)
July 2009 page 10-end Coding Correction:Coding Correction In the May 2009 CPT Assistant "Coding Consultation: Questions and Answers" section, page 9, a Q&A was asked regarding the appropriate reporting for magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP). The question was incorrectly stated and could be misleading. The Q&A should read: Question: What are the appropriate codes to use for magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP)? Answer: When an MRCP study is performed, it is appropriate to report one of the MRI of the abdomen codes (74181, 74182, or 74183 depending on whether contrast is administered) and a three-dimensional (3-D) reconstruction code (76376...
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