Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Radiology Questions




Sample/Practice/Free Radiology Coding Questions 


1. If imaging is performed of just one kidney or of just the aorta, the correct CPT code for this study is:

a. 76700
b. 76705
c. 76775
d. 76770

2. Documentation such as “images were obtained from the iliac crest to the symphisis pubis” is referring to what code series:

a. 72131-72133
b. 74150-74170
c. 72192-72194
d. 73200-73202

3. A unilateral MRI of the breast with CAD is coded:

a. 77059, 0159T
b. 77058, 77051
c. 77058, 0159T
d. 77055, 77051

4. A percutaneous gastrostomy tube is placed (10day postop period) and 7 days later the tube becomes dislodged, necessitating the placement of another Gtube. The most appropriate modifier for this second tube placement is:

a. 58
b. 78
c. 79
d. 76

5. The medical necessity for radiological studies should be:

a. the reason for performing the study
b. a relevant finding of the study, if stated
c. signs and/or symptoms
d. incidental findings

Answers:
1. c
2. c
3. c
4. b
5. b

6 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing us the radiology coding questions and answers here. I found it very useful. I would like to share some CPT Medical Coding terms for radiology programs.
    MRI FACE, ORBIT, NECK W/O CONTRAST - 70540
    CT HEAD/BRAIN W/O CONTRAST - 70450
    CT PELVIS W/O CONTRAST - 72192
    CT ANGIOGRAPHY ABDOMEN - 74175

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