CPT® 74270, Under Diagnostic Radiology (Diagnostic Imaging) Procedures of the Gastrointestinal Tract

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 74270 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Diagnostic Radiology (Diagnostic Imaging) Procedures of the Gastrointestinal Tract.

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Summary

The provider takes X–rays of the colon after instilling a contrast agent such as barium through the rectum into the colon. The service also includes a scout film of the abdomen taken before the contrast is instilled and delayed images if performed.

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