[Recommended] Diagnostic Imaging Examinationsand Administering
We must understand the the guidelines before coding. Radiology guidlines consits of Professional, Technical, and Global. Radiology is used to diagnose and treat patients. Technical is used for diagnostic imaging examinationsand administering radiation theraphy treatments. Last but not lease is Global and global is reported with a CPT radiology code. An example of Professional can be a x-ray. An example of the Technical is really the equipment, film, and supplies. Then last but not lease the the global is both professional and technical componet which is both equipment and staff who reports.
Carol J. Buck, Saunders (2022). Step-by-Step Medical Coding, by Carol J. Buck, Saunders