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High resolution CT of chest?

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    Medical Coding Books
    I've seen several reports where the doctor does a CT scan of the chest with contrast and then does a high resolution CT scan of the chest and gives measurements of each section of the chest that he does. Is there a difference in the coding or is it still 71260?

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    Tulsa, OK
    Default CT of Chest
    High Resolution means "special images" which there is no charge for those.
    It could be 71250, 71260 or 71270.

    JBell, CPC

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