AMA CPT® Assistant - 1996 Issue 8 (August)

Radiology, 76830 (Q&A) (August 1996)

August 1996 page 10b Coding Consultation Radiology, 76830 (Q&A) Question How would a hysterosonogram be coded? AMA Comment Hysterosonography (or sonohysterography) is a procedure that combines a transvaginal ultrasound with an injection of saline solution to contrast the uterine cavity. Therefore, it would be appropriate to use code 76830, Echography, transvaginal, and append modifier -22 to indicate that the service provided was greater than that which is usually required for the ultrasound procedure. Radiology, 76830 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 1996; August 1996 page 10b ...

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