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UGI & SMALL BOWEL no picts

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    Help... My brain is still sleeping.

    1.How would you code these procedures? Doc says examination is limited as fluoroscopic guided spot views could not be obtained for this UGI &SMALL BOWEL.

    2.I also have patient that an Esophagram was ordered, but all they did was have him drink barium and then took a couple pictures. No Fluoro was used, No radiologist here at that time.

    Thankyou so much for your time.

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    They have us add a 52 mod since the test was still done by the tech....what is the reason it was not obtained?

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    This was a child that could not drink on the table, so Mom held and fed him laid him back on the table and they just just took plain films.

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