Radiology

Radiology Question for the Week of June 1, 2020

Radiology Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Can I report 78429 when PET and CT are performed on separate systems and when software fusion is utilized for performing anatomic localization?

Answer:

Do not use this code when PET and CT are performed on separate systems and software (software fusion) is utilized to perform anatomic localization. Instead, use UPC 78499 for imaging fusion.

78499 Unlisted Cardiovascular Procedure, Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine

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