Hi everyone. I posted this on the Interventional Radiology board yesterday but we're really anxious for an answer so I decided to post here also. Sorry if I offend with the cross-posting.
I need help with some xray coding Pt was seen in office for xrays and, per the reports on file, had (1) Left ribs, 2 view (2) Right ribs, 2 view and (3) Chest, PA and lateral.
Does this qualify as a 71111? None of us are very familiar with Radiology billing -- we know just enough to be dangerous -- and it's the "lateral" view that's throwing us for a loop.
Another question on the same lines: If just a chest xray with PA and lateral views is done, is that also coded as a 71020?
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