Help with xray coding

nhenderson

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My doctor wants to code 73130 with a modifier 50 because he did a prayer view. i think its just 3 view. What do you think?
 

donnajrichmond

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My doctor wants to code 73130 with a modifier 50 because he did a prayer view. i think its just 3 view. What do you think?
Were both wrists ordered? Did he document findings from both wrists? Do you have a clinical indication for the other wrist or was it imaged for comparison because it was there?

My thoughts are that most likely only the 1 wrist should be coded.
 
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