Coding Change to CT Scans

Friday, March 02, 2012 at 11:28:23 AM

Please note a change in CPT code related to “CT Scan of the Chest to r/o Pulmonary Embolism.” This scan will now be performed as a “CT Angiography of the Chest” - code 71275. New UHS Cardiolpulmonary/Radiology Outpatient order forms are available reflecting the change in CPT code. Please insure proper coding when calling for prior authorizations from insurance companies for your patients.

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