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Correct CPT and how should this be ordered by referring MD to support billing

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    Default Correct CPT and how should this be ordered by referring MD to support billing
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    Center does not have the Tomo portion of the x-ray, therefore; we canot perform true IVP exams. What we can do is perform a CT volume of the kidneys with a KUB x-ray. This would cost more than the IVP but would give much more information

    Indications: Visualization of ureters for suspected ureteral stricture. The IVP is needed by the urologist of a standard CT urogram to ensure visualization of the ureters.

    Protocol:

    1.) Scout KUB
    2.) Volume CT of kidneys on Aquilon ONE with 50-100ml of Isovue 370 and 90 second delay
    3.) IVP films: PA view at 5, 10 and 15 minutes; both obliques at 10 minutes; post-void view

    Would the correct CPT codes for this protocol be:

    74160-52
    74400
    Q9965

    Thanks.

    Kimberley Tober
    Franklin, TN

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    Anyone??

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