Preventive Medicine: Ultrasound Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

by  Find-A-Codeā„¢
May 9th, 2018

Ultrasound Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

Procedure Codes
76706: Ultrasound, abdominal aorta, real time with image documentation, screening study for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)
76770: Ultrasound, retroperitoneal (eg, renal, aorta, nodes), real time with image documentation; complete
76775: Ultrasound, retroperitoneal (eg, renal, aorta, nodes), real time with image documentation; limited

ICD-10-CM
76770, 76775: F17.200-F17.291, Z13.6, Z82.41, Z82.49, Z87.891

Frequency
76770, 76775: Once in a lifetime

Additional Notes
76770, 76775

  • Coverage provided for men aged 65 or older
  • For Medicare, diagnosis code doesn’t matter
  • May also be covered with certain risk factors
  • Contact your payer for more information

76706

  • The only code to use with Medicare after 1-1-2017

Find-A-Code™ - Preventive Services - The information in this document does not guarantee payment or that included codes meet applicable qualifications as preventive services for all insurances and insurance plans, please consult your payer.


References:

Preventive Medicine: Ultrasound Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA). (2018, May 9). Find-A-Code Spotlight. Retrieved from https://www.findacode.com/articles/preventive-medicine-ultrasound-screening-for-abdominal-aortic-aneurysm-aaa-34118.html

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