Awareness : Did You Know?

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series #14

For the Week of May 15, 2017-Radiology

When a Y-90 mapping case is performed in interventional radiology (IR) and at the end of the procedure, the Technetium MAA dose for the follow-up scan is injected, the injection is considered part of the nuclear medicine test that was subsequently performed, even though the injection was done during an IR procedure, the injection cannot be billed, separately.