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    Good afternoon. I was wondering what to charge, if anything, for a physician to give his interpretation of a MRI that was done at an outside institution. This was already interpreted, but they requested a 2nd opinion from one of our docs. Can this service be billed, and if so, how?
    Thanks in advance!

  2. #2
    Louisville, KY
    Check out 76140. Be sure that your physician provides a formal report to substantiate this code.

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    Thanks for steering me in the right direction. Our cardiology docs usually don't do this, but it was requested by an outside facility because of the nature of the disease.

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