AMA CPT® Assistant - 1997 Issue 3 (March)

Radiology, 78480 (Q&A) (March 1997)

March 1997 page 10d Coding Consultation Radiology, 78480 (Q&A) Question What are the codes for gated cardiac SPECT? We are now doing ejection fraction quantification for those studies. AMA Comment For gated cardiac SPECT, we will assume that the question is in reference to myocardial perfusion imaging, since there are no CPT codes for SPECT gated blood pool imaging. The correct code for ejection fraction measurement with gated myocardial perfusion imaging is the add-on code 78480. Radiology, 78480 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 1997; March 1997 page 10d ...

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