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Old 12-01-2008, 04:09 PM
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Question cpt code for mrcp

Hello Radiology Experts out there

Can somebody please give me the CPT code for an MRCP (magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography)?

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Old 12-01-2008, 04:33 PM
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I'm looking at 74181-74185 area...what do you think??

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Old 12-01-2008, 05:07 PM
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That's the way I was thinking also, just wanted another opinion.
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Old 12-03-2008, 03:29 PM
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MRCP is an MRI of the abdomen with special emphasis on the biliary ducts. This would be reported with the CPT code for MRI Abdomen further defined by the use of IV contrast.
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Suppose we do a MRI Abdomen and MRCP on the same day? I have found that most carriers do not recognize the S code.
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I think S8037 would be appropriate,but it also depends on the carrier..
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Old 08-21-2009, 11:45 AM
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Per July 2009 Cpt Assistant:

"When an MRCP study is performed, it is appropraite to report one of the MRI of the abdomen codes (74181, 74182, and 74183 depending on whether contrast is administered) and a three-demensional (3-D) reconstruction code. (76376 or 76377) These codes accurately describe the procedure performed. An MRCP study includes a standard MR of the abdomen, along with MIP (maximum intensity projection) images to better delineate the bile ducts."



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Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography CPT code 74181
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Old 05-02-2012, 02:24 AM
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Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography CPT code 74181

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Old 05-02-2012, 05:36 PM
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I use the 74181-74183 codes.
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