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Radiology Billing - professional component

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    my question is if a patient comes in on Decemder 1st for an x-ray but the radiologist does not read the x-ray until December 5th, what would the date of service be that we bill for the 1st or the 5th. We bill for the professional component.

    Thank You,

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    I do recall reading somewhere that you should bill the date of the interpretation.

    V. Kratzer, CPC

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    If an xray was done on dec 1, that is the date of service. It doesn't matter when the xray was read.

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