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DXA interpretation and documentation requirements

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    Is a physician able to bill for interpreting these findings, if yes - so we need to add a 26 modifer? What are the documentation requirements and do you know where I can obtain the specs to present to the physicians?
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    The information you need is found through the ACR American College of Radiology. Here are two link that may help you.

    This link is specifically for DXA:
    http://www.acr.org/SecondaryMainMenu.../musc/dxa.aspx

    This link is for the interpretation an report:
    http://www.acr.org/SecondaryMainMenu..._diag_rad.aspx

    Hope this helps.
    Angela Jordan, CPC, COBGC, AAPC Fellow
    Senior Managing Consultant
    Medical Revenue Solutions, LLC
    AAPC National Advisory Board - Southwest
    AAPCCA BOD Chair 2012-2013
    angela@medicalrevenuesolutions.com

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