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2010 CPT changes: Rethink revamped radiology codes

APCs Insider, February 26, 2010

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Three changes in diagnostic and interventional radiology will require coders to rethink how they code and bill cardiac CT, myocardial perfusion studies, and arteriovenous (AV) dialysis fistula access. 
 
“It really is a matter of forgetting everything we knew about coding for these procedures, starting from scratch, and getting out of the habit of having one primary code,” says Stacy Gregory, CPC, CCC, RCC. Gregory is aradiology coding consultant for Health Record Services in Baltimore.
 
Continue reading “2010 CPT changes: Rethink revamped radiology codes” on the HCPro Web site. Briefings on APCs subscribers have free access to this article in the February issue.



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