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Top 20 Reported Imaging Procedures by Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)

North Carolina’s 20 most common outpatient imaging procedures for ambulatory surgical centers and hospitals by CPT code are listed in the table below.

CPT Code Description
70450 Computed tomography, head or brain; without contrast material
70553 Magnetic resonance (e.g., proton) imaging, brain (including brain stem); without contrast material followed by contrast material(s) and further sequences
71010 Radiologic examination, chest; single view, frontal
71020 Radiologic examination, chest; two views, frontal and lateral
71260 Computed tomography, thorax; with contrast material(s)
71275 Computed tomographic angiography, chest (noncoronary), with contrast material(s), including noncontrast images, if performed, and image postprocessing
72100 Radiologic examination, spine, lumbosacral; two or three views
72110 Radiologic examination, spine, lumbosacral; minimum of four views
72125 Computed tomography, cervical spine; without contrast material
73030 Radiologic examination, shoulder; complete, minimum of two views
73110 Radiologic examination, wrist; complete, minimum of three views
73130 Radiologic examination, hand; minimum of three views
73510 Radiologic examination, hip, unilateral; complete, minimum of two views
73564 Radiologic examination, knee; complete, four or more views
73610 Radiologic examination, ankle; complete, minimum of three views
73630 Radiologic examination, foot; complete, minimum of three views
74000 Radiologic examination, abdomen; single anteroposterior view
74022 Radiologic examination, abdomen; complete acute abdomen series, including supine, erect, and/or decubitus views, single view chest
74176 Computed tomography, abdomen and pelvis; without contrast material
74177 Computed tomography, abdomen and pelvis; with contrast material(s)