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    My dr took 1 view xray of the lumbar region, merely to confirm there was no metal in the pt's body prior to referring out for an MRI. The dr asked me how could we bill that, my thought is we can't, the closest I can get is 72100 however that is for 2-3 view, so I think that you cant bill a 1 view, right? Just looking for confirmation. Thanks.

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    72020 for the CPT. Diagnosis would be based on why the doctor thought there might be metal.

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