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    which cpt code is used for X-Ray of the thumb

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    73120/73130 depending....
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

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    yes you use 73120/73130...even though our thumb is considered a finger to us out in the world, in cpt it's considered a hand. If you have a cpt CDR, look up 73140...it tells you to only use this code for coding digits 2-5.

    Amber, CPC

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    You would billed 73140. The CPT code states 1st thru 5th digits to be billed
    Catrina Jacobs, RCC, CPC

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    Dallas, GA



    This is an old article but addresses the topic.

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