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CT without contrast/with contrast

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    Default CT without contrast/with contrast
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    Hi,

    A long time ago I read where Medicare said if you do a ct with and without contrast at separate encounters within a 24 hour period, you must combine them and bill the with and without code.

    I cannot locate that instruction.. Anyone aware of it? We had a CT LCD but it was retired a while ago and now it's not on the website (NGS).

    Thanks

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    Hi,

    Without knowing the details....thought this might help.

    Try this link, regarding CMS multiple imaging composite APCs.

    https://www.optumcoding.com/CodingCe...ticles/?id=741

    Good Luck...

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