Important CPT Code Changes for 2017 and How They Will Impact Documentation – Radiology Code Changes

New AAA Screening and Mammography Options for Radiology

New abdominal aortic aneurysm screening code has been added that will provide clarity for payers who do not accept HCPCS options is one of the radiology code changes.

76706Ultrasound, abdominal aorta, real time with image documentation, screening study for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)

Mammography codes are changing and now include computer-aided detection when performed.

77065Diagnostic mammography, including computer-aided detection (CAD) when performed; unilateral
77067Screening mammography, bilateral (2 view study of each breast), including computer-aided detection (CAD) when performed

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