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    When a CT scan of hips, legs, knees to feet are done in one session would it be appropriate to code 1 CPT of the lower extremity for the entire lower extremity or should there be a CPT code for each anatomical area of the lower extermity?

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    It sounds like you are doing one continous scan from Hip to foot which would be 73700 CT loewer extremity without.

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    Default 73700

    I agree it would be over coding to do each anatomical area plus there are not CT codes for doing it that way. Hope this helps

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    i would code only once as 73700

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