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2011 Radiology CPT/HCPCS Updates

The 2011 updates to the CPT and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) National Level II codes will be effective for Medi-Cal for dates of service on or after December 31, 2011. Billing Information and Restrictions Special billing policy applies to radiology codes as follows: • CPT-4 codes 76881 and 76882 are split-billable and payable to portable x-ray and podiatry providers with an approved TAR. Podiatry reimbursement is subject to the optional benefits exclusion (OBE) policy. Source: General Medicine | November 2011 | Bulletin 449

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