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70030 x 2- please clarify

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    Default 70030 x 2- please clarify
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    I am a new coder so i just need clarification. My billing program ALife indicates because we xrayed both orbits for foreign bodies we need to code 70030 x 2. I'm not sure by your description whether I should add the 2nd code to our radiology report or not, one for each eye. I believe we should one LT and one RT.

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    We typically only charge once because the film includes both eyes. Our office routinely does these prior to MRIs.

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