CPT Codes for MRIs

Below you will find a the most commonly used CPT codes for MRIs (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) for different parts of the body.

CPT codes (short for “Current Procedural Terminology”) are 5-digit codes that allow health care professionals to have a standard for coding medical services and procedures. Having these codes helps streamline reporting, and increase accuracy and efficiency when delivering health care services.

Table of Contents

Brain

MRI typeCPT Code
w/o contrast70551
w/ contrast70552
w/o & w/contrast70553

Back – Cervical

MRI typeCPT Code
w/o contrast72141
w/ contrast72142
w/o & w/contrast72156

Orbit, Face and Neck

MRI typeCPT Code
w/o contrast70540
w/ contrast70542
w/o & w/contrast70543

Back – Thoracic

MRI typeCPT Code
w/o contrast72146
w/ contrast72147
w/o & w/contrast72157

Upper Extremity Joint (Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist)

MRI typeCPT Code
w/o contrast73221
w/ contrast73222
w/o & w/contrast73223

Jaw Joint

MRI typeCPT Code
70336

Chest (clavicle)

MRI typeCPT Code
w/o contrast71550
w/ contrast71551
w/o & w/contrast71552

Abdomen

MRI typeCPT Code
w/o contrast74181
w/ contrast74182
w/o & w/contrast74183

Upper Extremity, non-joint – Humerus, Forearm, Hand

MRI typeCPT Code
w/o contrast73218
w/ contrast73219
w/o & w/contrast73220

Back – Lumbar

MRI typeCPT Code
w/o contrast72148
w/ contrast72149
w/o & w/contrast72158

Pelvis

MRI typeCPT Code
w/o contrast72195
w/ contrast72196
w/o & w/contrast72197

Lower Extremity, joint (Hip, Knee, Ankle)

MRI typeCPT Code
w/o contrast73721
w/ contrast73722
w/o & w/contrast73723

Lower Extremity, non-joint (thigh, lower leg, foot)

MRI typeCPT Code
w/o contrast73718
w/ contrast73719
w/o & w/contrast73720

Breast

MRI typeCPT Code
Unilateral, w/ or w/o contrast77058
Bilateral w or w/o contrast77059
Biopsy, unilateral19085
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