• Billing

    What is a technical component in medical billing?

    Many of the radiology procedures and services like medical billing for radiology usually entail two equal parts of the process; one professional and one technical component. Professional component The professional aid comes from the professionals; physicians. This includes supervision, interpretation, and a report of the patient. To use up the professional portion of the service, you shall append 26 professional components to the appropriate CPT code. The modifier 26 is more suitable for this action because physicians supervise and track a diagnostic test, even when they have not personally performed it. Technical component On the other hand, the functional part of the service entails the equipment, supplies, and costs of…