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KARREN

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mri billing
« on: September 22, 2011, 06:05:22 PM »
dos 9/22/11 knee mri (RT) w/o contrast and ankle (RT) mri w/o contrast.   How would I bill?
the cpt i found was 73721= MRI lower extremity w/o contrast.. would I bill 73721-TC RT with 2 units?   Thank you!

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Re: mri billing
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2011, 06:20:03 PM »
Sorry Karren, I'm not a coder.   :(  I wish I could help.  I'm thinking yes, but totally from a biller's perspective.  You need a coder to verify.
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Re: mri billing
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2011, 06:40:02 PM »
Hi,
I generally bill these on two separate lines for clarity.
Some carriers will deny when billed as two units.
Adrienne

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Re: mri billing
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2011, 03:59:58 AM »
thank you both Michele and Adiesp1 for your advice..  thanks so much!  Karen