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2012 CPT codes changes


Radiology codes additions and Deletions


74174 Computed tomographic angiography, abdomen and pelvis; with contrast material(s), including noncontrast images, if performed, and image postprocessing

77424 Intraoperative radiation treatment delivery, x-ray, single treatment session

77425 Intraoperative radiation treatment delivery, electrons, single treatment session

77469 Intraoperative radiation treatment management

78226 Hepatobiliary system imaging, including gallbladder when present;

78227 Hepatobiliary system imaging, including gallbladder when present; with pharmacologic intervention, including quantitative measurement(s) when performed

78579 Pulmonary ventilation imaging (eg, aerosol or gas)

78582 Pulmonary ventilation (eg, aerosol or gas) and perfusion imaging

78597 Quantitative differential pulmonary perfusion, including imaging when performed

78598 Quantitative differential pulmonary perfusion and ventilation (eg, aerosol or gas), including imaging when performed

Deleted codes

71090 Insertion pacemaker, fluoroscopy and radiography, radiological supervision and interpretation;

73542 Radiological examination, sacroiliac joint arthrography, radiological supervision and interpretation;

75722 Angiography, renal, unilateral, selective (including flush aortogram), radiological supervision and interpretation;

75724 Angiography, renal, bilateral, selective (including flush aortogram), radiological supervision and interpretation;

75940 Percutaneous placement of IVC filter, radiological supervision and interpretation;

77079 appendicular skeleton (peripheral) (eg, radius, wrist, heel)

77083 Radiographic absorptiometry (eg, photodensitometry, radiogrammetry), 1 or more sites;

78223 Hepatobiliary ductal system imaging, including gallbladder, with or without pharmacologic intervention, with or without quantitative measurement of gallbladder function;

78584 Pulmonary perfusion imaging, particulate, with ventilation; single breath

78585 Pulmonary perfusion imaging, particulate, with ventilation; rebreathing and washout, with or without single breath

78586 Pulmonary ventilation imaging, aerosol; single projection

78587 multiple projections (eg, anterior, posterior, lateral views)

78588 Pulmonary perfusion imaging, particulate, with ventilation imaging, aerosol, 1 or multiple projections;

78591 Pulmonary ventilation imaging, gaseous, single breath, single projection;

78593 Pulmonary ventilation imaging, gaseous, with rebreathing and washout with or without single breath; single projection

78594 multiple projections (eg, anterior, posterior, lateral views)

78596 Pulmonary quantitative differential function (ventilation/ perfusion) study;

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