Radiology billing has become increasingly complex in recent years. With the introduction of new technologies and procedures, it is essential for medical billers to be familiar with CPT codes for radiology billing services.
Covering X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs for in-depth diagnosis
70010-70559: X-rays and imaging for head and neck conditions.
71045-71555: X-rays and CT scans for chest issues.
72020-72295: X-rays and myelography for musculoskeletal assessment.
73000-73225: X-rays for upper limb diagnosis.
73501-73725: X-rays for lower limb assessments.
74018-74190: CT scans for abdominal conditions.
74210-74363: Radiological assessment of the gastrointestinal tract.
74400-74485: Renal X-rays and pyelography for urinary issues.
74710-74775: Imaging for women’s health.
75557-75574: Specialized radiological procedures for cardiac conditions.
76506-76536: Ultrasound for head and neck assessments.
76604-76642: Ultrasound scans focused on chest conditions.
76700-76776: Abdomen: Ultrasound for abdominal and retroperitoneal evaluations.
76800-76800: Ultrasound specifically for the spinal canal.
76801-76857: Ultrasound for pelvic area assessments.
76870-76873: Dedicated ultrasound procedures for genitalia examinations.
76881-76886: Ultrasound scans for extremities and musculoskeletal conditions.
76932-76965: Ultrasound guidance for medical interventions.
76975-76999: Other ultrasound procedures for various diagnostic needs.
Here are the subcategories:
77001-77003: Real-time X-ray guidance for interventional procedures.
Computed Tomography Guidance:
77011-77014: CT imaging for procedural guidance.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Guidance:
77021-77022: MRI-based guidance for medical interventions.
Incorporating Radiologic Guidance into medical procedures enhances precision and accuracy. These subcategories encompass real-time X-ray, CT imaging, and MRI-based guidance, providing invaluable support during interventional processes, and ensuring patients receive the best care possible.
Focused on breast health assessments.
Examining musculoskeletal conditions and injuries
Within this category, an array of CPT codes is dedicated to radiation oncology treatment, encompassing diverse aspects of therapy. These codes serve as crucial tools in the comprehensive management of cancer and other medical conditions.
77261-77299: Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning (External and Internal Sources)
77295-77370: Radiation Therapy Equipment, Physics, and Dosimetry Services
77371-77387: Stereotactic Radiation Therapy Delivery
77399-77417: Radiation Therapy Delivery
77423-77425: Neutron Beam Therapy Delivery
77427-77499: Radiation Therapy Management
77520-77525: Proton Beam Radiation Therapy Delivery
77600-77615: Radiation Hyperthermia Therapy
77620-77620: Clinical Intracavitary Radiation Hyperthermia Therapy
77750-77799: Clinical Brachytherapy Radiation Therapy
Within this comprehensive category, CPT codes are pivotal tools for radiation oncology treatment, addressing a spectrum of therapeutic aspects crucial for managing cancer and other medical conditions.
Nuclear medicine procedures encompass a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques that utilize radioactive materials to visualize and treat various medical conditions. These codes are essential tools in modern healthcare, enabling the precise assessment and management of a diverse array of illnesses.
78012-78999: Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine Techniques
79005-79999: Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine Interventions
These codes cover a multitude of nuclear medicine techniques, from diagnostic scans that aid in disease diagnosis and localization to therapeutic interventions that utilize radiopharmaceuticals for targeted treatment. These procedures significantly contribute to the advancement of personalized medicine and patient-centered care.