AMA CPT® Assistant - 2007 Issue 9 (September)

Radiology: Diagnostic Ultrasound (September 2007)

September 2007 page 10d Coding Communication:Radiology: Diagnostic Ultrasound Question The guidelines for nonobstetrical ultrasound state that the use of ultrasound without thorough evaluation of organ(s) or anatomic region, image documentation, and final, written report is not separately reportable. When reporting code 76857, Ultrasound, pelvic (nonobstetric), real time with image documentation; limited or follow-up (eg, for follicles), does image documentation mean that a photograph of the adnexa was taken and stored for every follicle or for every ultrasound? What does image documentation consist of? AMA Comment Image documentation means that permanently archived images of the exam need to be obtained...

To read the full article, sign in and subscribe to the AMA CPT® Assistant.


Access to this feature is available in the following products:
  • AMA's CPT® Assistant - Current + Archives

free demo
request yours today
pricing
for any budget
sign IN
welcome back!

Thank you for choosing Find-A-Code, please Sign In to remove ads.