radiology coding

  1. J

    Wiki Diagnostic Rad. Contrast Verbage

    Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone knew if MRI procedures ever give oral contrast or is it always IV administered? For example, if the report says MRI of abdomen “pre-contrast” or “post contrast”, could we code 74150 or 74160 or would it HAVE to state “with “ or “without contrast”? And...
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    Wiki Appearing condition

    In radiology report of mammogram "Can we code scattered benign appearing calcifications from the findings" Impression says " NO MAMMOGRAPHIC SIGN TO SUGGEST MALIGNANCY IN EITHER BREAST. STABLE MAMMOGRAPHIC BREAST PATTERN." "Appearing" word comes which is not giving confirmation about dx present...