AMA CPT® Assistant - 2001 Issue 12 (December)

Radiology (December 2001)

December 2001 page 6b Coding Consultation Radiology, 76815, 76818, 76819 (Q&A) Question Would it be appropriate to report the echography code 76815 with a fetal biophysical profile code 76818 or 76819? AMA Comment If echography of a pregnant uterus is performed, as described by code 76815, Echography, pregnant uterus, B-scan and/or real time with image documentation; limited (fetal size, heart beat, placental location, fetal position, or emergency in the delivery room), in addition to a fetal biophysical profile described by code 76818, Fetal biophysical profile; with nonstress testing, or 76819, Fetal biophysical profile; without stress or non-stress testing...

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