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Smash 3 Myths to Upgrade Your Mammography Coding and Coverage Knowledge

Thursday, July 18, 2019

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Mammography is a common service, but radiology coders need to learn some not-so-common rules. Take your know-how to the next level by getting to the truth about these myths. Myth 1: Mammography Is for Women Only Medicare’s National Coverage Determination (NCD) for Mammograms states that “diagnostic mammography is a radiologic procedure furnished to a man […]

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Understand Screening vs. Diagnostic With This Mammography Coding Snapshot

Monday, March 12, 2018

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When the CPT® 2017 code set introduced 77065-77067 for mammography, CMS hung on to HCPCS options G0202, G0204, and G0206 a while longer. But now Medicare accepts the CPT® codes, and the HCPCS options have been sent to the discontinued-code pile. Here’s helpful information on screening vs. diagnostic mammography to help you use the CPT® […]

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Part 2: 17 Changes Coming Your Way in CPT® 2017

Monday, August 15, 2016

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In Part 1, SuperCoder blog covered six areas expecting changes under CPT® 2017. Get ready to explore lucky numbers 7 to 17. Remember: This summary is based on a preliminary list of expected changes. The code set is not final yet, so there could be adjustments before you start applying the codes on Jan. 1, […]

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