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Coding for breast-specific gamma imaging
What is the correct CPT® code for a breast specific gamma imaging (BSGI) procedure?
Report CPT code 78800 for the BSGI (the breasts are considered one area) The code and full descriptions are:
78800 Radiopharmaceutical localization of tumor, inflammatory process or distribution of radiopharmaceutical agent(s) (includes vascular flow and blood pool imaging, when performed); planar, single area (eg, head, neck, chest, pelvis), single day imaging