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Reduced Views on Radiology Films

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    If a one view study of the left ankle is performed and there is no code describing one view extremity studies, how would you code this? I am not sure between 73600-52 or an unlisted procedure.

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    Modifier 52 would be appropriate in this instance. If the lowest CPT reports 2 views and you did one, you would append modifier 52.

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    I agree this is what I do to our charts.

    Jessica Harrell, CPC

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