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The CPT manual divides the Radiology section into subsections of Radiologic Guidance, Breast Mammography, Bone/Joint Studies, Diagnostic Radiology, ____________, __________, and Nuclear Medicine.
DIAGNOSTIC ULTRA-SOUND, RADIATION ONCOLOGY
What type of procedure is "performed independently of, and is not immediately related to, other services"?
The two words that mean supervising the taking of the x-rays and reading/reporting the results of the films are __________ & __________/
The name for the use of high-frequency sound waves in an imaging process that is used to diagnose patient illness is
The Radiation Oncology section of the CPT manual is divided into subsections based on the ________ of service provided to the patient.
Radiation treatment delivery codes are based on the treatment area involved and further divided based on levels of what?
Identify the planes of the body on figure on the next page (page 827, 2013 Step by Step text book):
An established patient is seen in the physician's office w/ the chief complaint of a persistent cough. Otherwise, the patient claims to be in good health. The physician collects a history, including the chief complaint & the history of the present illness. The physical exam performed focuses on the respiratory tract. the decision making is straightforward because the physician wants to evaluate the patient for a possible case of bronchitis.
CPT Code: 99212
Question 18 patient is sent to the clinic's radiology department for a 2 view chest x-ray study, frontal and lateral.
CPT Code: 71020
Question 18 patient. The radiologist sends the XR results to the physician, who reviews them & decides to order a consultation w/ a pulmonologist from another clinic. The pat sees the pulmonologist, who performs a comprehensive history & exam with moderate complexity.
CPT Code: 99244
Question 18 patient. The pulmonologist orders a CT of the chest w/o contrast, & the radiologist supervises & interprets the results.
CPT Code: 71250-26
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