CPT Code 78815 Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples (2022)

CPT Code 78815 Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples (2022)

CPT code 78815 falls under the Other Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine Procedures (AMA) category. Before initiating an active treatment plan, clinicians can use PET and CT scans, both standard imaging modalities, to assess the location and metabolic behavior of tumors or cancer in the body.  Summary In PET, the radiopharmaceutical decay will measure using a positron…

Pet Scan CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

Pet Scan CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

Pet Scan CPT code(s) 78811-78816 bills for the services when the physician performs a Positron emission tomography (PET) scan of different body areas or anatomical regions with or without a CT scan. Pet Scan CPT Code Description The PET produces thin slice images of the body. These images reassemble into 3D representations by detecting positron-emitting…

HIDA Scan CPT Codes (2022) – Descriptions, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

HIDA Scan CPT Codes (2022) – Descriptions, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

HIDA scan CPT code(s) are CPT 78226 and 78227. These are used to bill for service when the Physician performs a Hepatobiliary system imaging, comprising gallbladder if present. HIDA performs scans of the bile ducts, including the liver and gall bladder.  HIDA Scan CPT Code Summary A HIDA scan detects various reasons such as bile…

(2022) CPT Code 78452 – Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

(2022) CPT Code 78452 – Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

CPT code 78452 is used to bill for 3D (three-dimensional) imaging of the heart by using a high-energy CT (Computed tomographic) scanner (SPECT). A radioactive substance is incorporated by mouth or IV (Intravenous) to focus the heart function and blood flow by taking images. Radionucleotides, usually thallium or technetium-99m, are localized only in non-ischemic tissue….