Results 1 to 4 of 4

MRI billing pelvic and sacroiliac area

  1. #1
    Default MRI billing pelvic and sacroiliac area
    Medical Coding Books
    Our Radiology manager is asking if we can code an MRI exam of the pelvic area and the sacroiliac area and bill 72195 twice with a modifier 59?

    I am not sure if we can bill this code twice because it is in the same area.

    Please help.

    Theresa

  2. #2
    Default
    This is the guideline we use from CSI:
    You should report exams of the sacrum and sacroiliac joints with a pelvis MRI code (72195-72197).
    Because the study was “without contrast,” choose 72195 (Magnetic resonance [e.g., proton] imaging, pelvis; without contrast material[s]).
    One pelvis code should cover both the sacrum and coccyx MRI.Does that help?

  3. #3
    Default
    Yes this helps do you know where I can I print out some general rules regarding the billing of these two areas?

    Theresa

  4. #4
    Default
    Google CPT codes MRI and you will find worthy answers from trusty sources to print out.

Similar Threads

  1. Pelvic pain dx for pelvic floor therapy...
    By Theresa Butts in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-09-2013, 11:29 AM
  2. Mri billing
    By thomson_theresa@yahoo.com in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 11-03-2011, 06:57 AM
  3. Mri sacroiliac joints
    By srinivas r sajja in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-15-2009, 07:52 AM
  4. MRI of Pelvic/Hip Region
    By vandacrawford in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 03-18-2008, 02:01 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?

Login

Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.