CPT codes for plain film radiology require a signed report by the physician who reads them. This is considered part of the procedure. If the interpretation and report is performed by a physician other than the one who takes the films then a -26 modifier to the code should be used.
Reporting Procedures to 3rd-Parties
Alerts / July 27, 2006
When reporting procedures to third-parties, the most accurate and current CPT code should be used. Be careful of accepting vendor-provided codes. There have been cases…
Chiropractic Assistants With X-Rays
Alerts, Regulations / July 27, 2006
Any chiropractic assistant who takes x-rays must be 18 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent, and have completed a course in X-ray…