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Billing 72170 and 73510

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    Question Billing 72170 and 73510
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    HELP!

    WE BILLED 72170 AND 73510 WITH OFFICE VISIT 99203. WE RECEIVED A DENIAL AND WAS PAID 73520 (PER INSURANCE THIS IS CORRECT BILLING)

    72170 (PELVIS 1 OR 2 VIEWS)
    73510 (HIP UNILATERAL COMPLETE 2 VIEWS)

    INSURANCE PAID 73520 ( HIP, BILATERAL MINIMUM OF 2 VIEWS EACH HIP INCLUDING ANTEROPOSTERIOR VIEW OF PELVIS) AND DENIED 72170 & 73510

    PER RADIOLOGY WE TOOK 72170 (PELVIS 2 VIEWS) AND 73510 (HIP 2 VIEWS) X-RAYS
    **NOT BILATERAL..

    WHAT TO DO? WAS I INCORRECT OR IS THIS CORRECT?
    DENIED APPEAL...

    THANK YOU...

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    I would appeal and inclde the supporting documentation, you were correct with your CPT choices

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