AMA CPT® Assistant - 2011 Issue 4 (April)

Medicine: Noninvasive Vascular Diagnostic Studies (Q & A) (April 2011)

April 2011 page 13 Question: Is code 93971, Duplex scan of extremity veins including responses to compression and other maneuvers; unilateral or limited study, intended to represent one arm or one leg, or it is for both an arm and a leg on one side of the body? For example, if a duplex scan of both the right arm and the right leg was performed, would code 93971 be reported once, or would it be reported twice with a modifier on the second code? Answer: Code 93971 may be reported once for a venous study of a single upper...

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