AMA CPT® Assistant - 2008 Issue 6 (June)
Fluoroscopy-76000, 76001, 77001, 77002, and 77003 (June 2008)
June 2008 pages 8-11 Coding Clarification:Fluoroscopy-76000, 76001, 77001, 77002, and 77003 Fluoroscopy is a widely used radiologic imaging modality that can be performed independently or in combination with other imaging methods. We continue to receive inquiries regarding the use of fluoroscopy as to whether it is a separately reportable service or is included in a code in question. Although it is not possible to address every procedure with its adjunctive fluoroscopic reporting, the following discussion will provide a fundamental understanding, with emphasis on fluoroscopy codes 76000, 76001, 77001, 77002, and 77003. Definition Fluoroscopy is a continuous x-ray beam that...
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