CHEST 4 OR MORE VWS

CPT code 71048 is linked to radiological services related to the cervical spine. This code is applied for imaging procedures specifically designed to diagnose conditions affecting the vertebrae and adjacent structures in the neck region.

Details

CPT code:

71048

Category:

Category I

Section:

Radiology

Specialty:

Radiology,Orthopedics,Neurology

Type:

Diagnotic

Cervical spine radiography (71048) entails capturing detailed images of the vertebrae and surrounding tissues in the neck. This diagnostic tool is crucial for identifying conditions like herniated discs, fractures, or degenerative changes, guiding healthcare providers in developing targeted treatment strategies.

Under what category does CHEST 4 OR MORE VWS fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for CHEST 4 OR MORE VWS?

"Per Session" assuming a standard unit for these radiological procedures.

Modifiers

Billing modifiers may be specific to individual cases and should be determined based on the payer's requirements and the specific circumstances of the procedure.

Clinical use

X-ray of the chest, frontal and lateral views. Provides a detailed view of the chest for comprehensive diagnostics.

Documentation

Order for frontal and lateral chest X-ray, clinical details, and patient information.

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