THORACIC SPINE MIN 4 VWS

CPT code 72074 pertains to radiological examinations focusing on the spine, lumbar, with oblique views. This code encompasses imaging procedures tailored to diagnose conditions affecting the lumbar spine, with additional oblique views for a comprehensive assessment.

Details

CPT code:

72074

Category:

Category I

Section:

Radiology

Specialty:

Radiology,Podiatry,Orthopedics

Type:

Diagnotic

Spine radiography, lumbar, with oblique views (72074) involves capturing detailed images of the lumbar spine, with additional oblique views for a comprehensive assessment. This diagnostic tool is crucial for identifying conditions like disc herniation, fractures, or degenerative changes in the lumbar spine, guiding healthcare providers in formulating appropriate treatment plans.

Under what category does THORACIC SPINE MIN 4 VWS fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for THORACIC SPINE MIN 4 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 spine, scoliosis study, minimum of 2 views. Essential for evaluating the curvature of the spine in scoliosis.

Documentation

Order for scoliosis study X-ray, clinical indications, and patient information.

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