Section 6: Radiology
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- When entering CPT codes in the 70000 series (X-rays), you must also enter a modifier. Use modifier “27” if billing for the technical component only. Use modifier “26” for if billing for the professional component only.
Technical (taking) "27" or "TC"
Professional (reading) "26"
- CPT Code 76140—Charge for a “Consultation on X-ray examination made elsewhere” is not allowed in conjunction with an office visit charge. CPT Code 76140 is included in the office visit charge. If submitted separately with no office visit charge, you may allow a charge for CPT Code 76140.