What Radiologists Need to Know About Overread, Outside Read, and Second Opinion Interpretations

June 4, 2020

Radiologists need to understand documentation and reporting requirements for the reading of outside films — it’s a key component of appropriate medical billing. There are a number of billing considerations radiologists must keep in mind when interpreting and reviewing outside films, including whether comparison is included, what the accurate procedure codes for reporting are, and whether emergency room services are included.

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