ULTRASOUND & US GUIDANCE FOR PROCEDURE SAME BODY AREA SAME DOS
Date: Feb 14, 2023
Please help. What is your direction on billing for an US and then US guidance of same body area/same DOS? What if US guidance is included in procedure? If the US guidance code is bundled into the US body area code, which to bill?How would you code this one? CEUS of b/l legs and then US guidance used for aspiration of b/l infective myositis...76978 & 76979 and 10160 X2, or code also 76942? The CEUS codes are not bundled into 76942. What is the direction with respect to billing for an US of same body area as Procedure using US guidance.....even if US guidance is included in procedure and not billed separately. When bundled; e.g. 76942 into 76705, can we billl the 76705 instead of 76942?
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