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Intraoperative fluroscopy coding

  1. #1
    Ft. Worth, TX
    Default Intraoperative fluroscopy coding
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    Our neurosurgeon is using intraoperative fluroscopy during spine procedures and I am somewhat confused on the correct coding for the professional component of this. My understanding is that 76496-26 is not the code that should be used. Please help!!!

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    what other codes are being used, and what year are they billing in? the unlisted may be correct, just depends on what else is billed.

    Aaron Lucas, CPC

  3. #3
    Louisville, KY
    The use of intraoperative fluoro does not result in a report or any particular professional service. Most payers consider it bundled and I can never justify a separate charge for it--it would make no sense. Where is the professional service?

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