Results 1 to 2 of 2

CTA Cornary Arteries

  1. #1
    Scranton, PA
    Default CTA Cornary Arteries
    Medical Coding Books
    This is a question for those of you who code for the hospital side. When a patient has a CTA of Coronary Arteries (0146T) should you also code for the low osmolar contrast media with a Q9949. This is a new area for me and I am a little confused.

  2. #2
    Lafayette, LA
    I code for a large cardiovascular practice. We actually do these ct's in our office. We bill 0146T with Q9950 and we get paid by most ins. co. Your Q code depends on the amount of contrast per ml. Hope this helps.

    Amanda Miller CNA, CPC

Similar Threads

  1. Ectasia of Iliac Arteries
    By in forum Cardiology
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-02-2014, 07:11 AM
  2. CTA of Pulmonary Arteries
    By jzick01 in forum Interventional Radiology
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-22-2012, 11:29 AM
  3. CTA of Pulmonary Arteries
    By jzick01 in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-22-2012, 08:12 AM
  4. Billing for CTA Thorax and CTA heart / coronary arteries
    By whenslee in forum Billing/Reimbursement
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-11-2012, 09:14 AM
  5. Help With Abdominal and Pelvic Arteries
    By drobinson1 in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-15-2009, 07:24 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.