AMA CPT® Assistant - 2007 Issue 7 (July)
Radiology: Diagnostic Radiology (July 2007)
July 2007 page 13 Coding Communication:Radiology: Diagnostic Radiology Question If a radiologist reviews films previously taken at the facility or films obtained from another facility in order to provide an interpretation for a current X ray, can a separate code be reported for doing the comparison of a previous X ray to a current X ray? This radiologist is not performing an X-ray consult (ie, 76140). The previous films are reviewed for comparative purposes only in order to diagnose any change in the patient's condition. AMA Comment When a radiologist is reviewing outside films at the time he/she is...
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