AMA CPT® Assistant - 1997 Issue 3 (March)

Other, X-Ray of Entire Leg by One Film (Q&A) (March 1997)

March 1997 page 11d Coding Consultation Other, X-Ray of Entire Leg by One Film (Q&A) Question When my physician takes an x-ray of the entire leg but he only uses one film, how can I report this? AMA Comment From a coding perspective, there is no specific CPT code to report an x-ray of the entire leg by one film. Therefore, an unlisted CPT code would be reported. It is important to note that a short description of the procedure should be included to identify the procedure that was performed. Other, X-Ray of Entire Leg by One Film...

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