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Basic radiology question about 74230

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    Default Basic radiology question about 74230
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    So code 74230 - Swallowing function, with cineradiography/videoradiography

    Is usually done with the speech pathologist and the radiologist does the read and report.

    How are most coding this for a radiologist? Key thing radiologist usually is not in the room.

    Thank you,


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    74230-26 (Modifier 26 for professional component)

    Perhaps this is the answer to your question.
    Jessica O'Donnell CPC

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    I do billing for a physicians group, the speech and language pathologist is doing the study, and my docs are reading it would it still be 74230 -26?

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    Alexandria, LA
    If your doc is doing an interp of the images, then yes, 74230-26. The speech pathologist will be billing 92611.

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