AMA CPT® Assistant - 2002 Issue 4 (April)

Radiology (April 2002)

April 2002 page 19-end Coding Consultation Radiology, 73520, 73510 (Q&A) Question Can code 73520 still be used to report a bilateral hip x-ray performed with two views on each side even if an anteroposterior view of the pelvis is not also performed or is it more appropriate to report code 73510 twice? AMA Comment According to the American College of Radiology, an anteroposterior (AP) view of the pelvis, as well as additional views of both hips, is the appropriate method of examination when a bilateral hip study is ordered. In addition to the AP view of the pelvis...

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