For the Week of May 25, 2015
What is the appropriate code for a nuclear medicine MIBG scan? From my understanding we are going to do a two-day study with two whole body scans and, if the radiologist orders it, a possible SPECT.
For a two-day MIBG scan, assign code 78804. If SPECT is also performed, also report code 78803.
Radiopharmaceutical localization of tumor or distribution of radiopharmaceutical agent(s); tomographic (SPECT)
Whole body, requiring 2 or more days imaging
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