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§ 9789.17.1 Radiology Diagnostic Imaging Multiple Procedures
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Radiology reimbursement is based on the values of the professional and technical components for each radiology procedure code. For multiple radiology procedures, cascading reductions apply separately to these components.
Example: Procedure Codes 70554 and 70553
For the Technical Component (TC):
- The radiology procedure code with the highest technical component value is paid 100% of the technical value.
- The value of the technical component for the remaining radiology procedure codes is reduced to 70%.
For the Professional Component:
- The radiology procedure code with the highest professional component value is paid 100% of the professional value.
- The value of the professional component for the remaining radiology procedures codes is reduced to 50%.
California Code of Regulations (CCR)
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