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Ask a Rev Cycle Expert: CPT Code for a CT Venogram?


What is the correct Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code for a CT venogram of the head with & without contrast?


For a computed tomography (CT) venogram of the head with and without (w/wo) contrast, consider reporting Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 70496 Computed tomographic angiography, head, with contrast material(s), including noncontrast images, if performed, and image postprocessing. The term “angiography” refers to the patient’s vasculature and includes both arteries and veins.

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