Radiology Question for the Week of October 10, 2016

Question:

Question:

Is a percutaneous adrenal gland biopsy coded 60699?

Answer:

Answer:

According to an American Medical Association CPT® Knowledgebase Q & A, adrenal glands are located in the abdominal area, and, therefore, 49180 is the appropriate code for an adrenal biopsy.