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Old 07-20-2011, 11:39 AM
Valerie813 Valerie813 is offline
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Default X-Ray on Shoulder

Hello out there,

Is there any way to report 3 and 4 views of the shoulder? I know the CPT book has 73030 which indicates 2 or more views, but how could be report the 3 or 4 view x-rays to the ins co? Units? Modifiers?

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Old 07-20-2011, 12:18 PM
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Default 3rd and 4th view of the shoulder

So just so I understand you correctly a total of 4 views were taken of 1 side RT or LT of the pt's shoulder.

there are only 2 cpt codes for shoulder xray's 73020 for 1 view and 73030 complete, minimum of 2 views {any additional views are still included in this}

I am not aware of any modifier's which would apply in this senario to indicate additional work done as the 73030 is complete for any number of views beyond the minimum 2.

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Old 07-20-2011, 12:45 PM
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Yes, four views on one side. That is what I thought as well. Thank you!!
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