NECK SOFT TISSUE

CPT code 70360 pertains to radiological examinations focusing on X-rays of the swallowing function, without speech evaluation. This code encompasses imaging procedures tailored to diagnose conditions affecting the swallowing function without a concurrent speech evaluation.

Details

CPT code:

70360

Category:

Category I

Section:

Radiology

Specialty:

Radiology,Otorhinolaryngology,Dentistry

Type:

Diagnotic

Swallowing function radiography, without speech evaluation (70360) involves capturing X-ray images of the swallowing function without concurrently evaluating speech. This diagnostic tool is essential for identifying issues such as swallowing disorders, aspiration, or structural abnormalities, guiding healthcare providers in formulating targeted treatment strategies.

Under what category does NECK SOFT TISSUE fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for NECK SOFT TISSUE?

"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 soft tissues of the neck, minimum of 2 views. Assesses soft tissues in the neck for abnormalities or conditions such as infections or tumors.

Documentation

Request for soft tissue neck X-ray, clinical details, and patient information.

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