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    I am looking to know the stanard practice for billing comparison views of x-rays. For example patient has problem with knee and provider wants view of opposite knee also.

    Would the same diagnosis be used for the comparison view as is used for the problem area?

    Thanks for any input!


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    Yes, I would use the same diagnosis codes for both.

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