Radiology Question for the Week of December 14, 2015

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For a limited computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen, do we report 76380 (for a limited procedure) versus report an anatomical CT code with modifier -52 attached? 

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According to the July 2007 issue of CPT Assistant, either way is correct. Check your Medicare contractor and other payers as they may have specific instructions or requirements.

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