Radiology

Radiology Question for the Week of October 5, 2020

Radiology Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Can we use 0031T for myocardial infarct avid imaging?

Answer:

For myocardial infarct avid imaging, do not use 0331T or 0332T, see codes 78466, 78468, or 78469.

78466 Myocardial imaging, infarct avid, planar; qualitative or quantitative
78468 Myocardial imaging, infarct avid, planar; with ejection fraction by first pass technique
78469 Myocardial imaging, infarct avid, planar; tomographic SPECT with or without quantification


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