Radiology

Radiology Question for the Week of September 21, 2020

Radiology Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

What are the anticipated changes to percutaneous core needle lung biopsy?

Answer:

2021 will likely see code 32405 deleted and replaced with a new code that represents the bundling of percutaneous core needle lung biopsy with imaging guidance when performed. RAW identified codes 32405 and 77012 as code pairs being performed together 75 percent or more of the time and are expected to be bundled.


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