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Radiology - I have a report for CT hip

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    I have a report for CT hip, knee and ankle. Can I bill 73700 x3 or just 73700?



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    I would report just 73700 x 1 unless the hip, knee and ankle are not all on the same side, as CPT 73700 is CT Lower Extremity w/o contrast.

    Hip, knee and ankle are all components of the lower extremity.

    Medicare has a medically unlikely edit set for a maximum payment of 2 units per day. The rational probably being 1 for the right and the other for the left.

    Hope this helps,
    Anthony McCallum, CPC, CIRCC, CPC-I, CCS

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