Radiology Question for the Week of April 18, 2016

Question:

What CPT code(s) are used for reporting magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS)?

Answer:

The correct code for MRS is 76390. Note that Medicare does not cover this procedure. Most other payers also consider it investigational but a few will cover it in limited circumstances.

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