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US guided LT Breast Localization and US guided RT Breast Cyst Aspiration

Date: Jun 28, 2021


If ultrasound guidance was used to perform a left breast wire localization, and then US guidance was used to perform a right breast cyst aspiration, what are the hospitals charges? Would I report 19285 for the left breast and 19000 and 76942 for the right? Since US guidance is included in the left breast wire localization, I was unsure if it can be reported on the right side separately if an aspiration is performed.

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