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    When completing bilateral clavicle films coding 73000, Should this be billed twice for both left and right with a modifier or only once.

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    Smile re clavicle x-ray

    i bill only once, 73000 is for complete clavicle.

    Jen P

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    I code it with RT/LT

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    73000 can be billed bilaterally, "complete" is referring to what is included in the views. If you look at other x-ray descriptions, say the shoulder 73030, this also includes the descriptor "complete"; however this code can be billed bilaterally.

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