Welcome back from your 4th of July holiday. Today we will discuss how to code and bill Medicare for screening mammograms that require further diagnostic studies. Please feel free to forward any questions, concerns, or suggestions for future compliance briefings.
Charles B. Root, Ph.D.
Converting Screening Mammograms to Diagnostic Mammograms
Since January 1, 2002, Medicare has allowed additional mammography films to be performed without an additional order from the treating physician. If a screening mammogram results in the need for a diagnostic mammogram, the radiologist can perform and bill the additional mammogram o....
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