Check out this link for some guidance:
"Effective January 1, 2007 With the implementation for calendar year 2007 of a bottom-up methodology, which utilizes the direct inputs to determine the practice expense (PE) relative value units (RVUs), the cost of the contrast media is not included in the PE RVUs. Therefore, a separate payment for the contrast media used in various imaging procedures is paid. In addition to the CPT code representing the imaging procedure, separately bill the appropriate HCPCS â€śQâ€ť code (Q9945 â€“ Q9954; Q9958-Q9964) for the contrast medium utilized in performing the service."
Hope this helps.
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