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Old 06-12-2009, 06:40 AM
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If my physician performs a HSG (post-essure) 58340, do I also need to add the 76831 with it?
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Old 06-12-2009, 07:39 AM
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Yes, if the phsyician performed hysterosalpingography (HSG) both CPT codes
58340 & 74740 would be reported.

CPT 58340 only includes the catheterization and intro. of saline/contrast while 74740 captures the radiological supervision & interpretation related to the HSG.

Both the surgical component & the S&I have notes that point towards the other component of the procedure...

i.e.

58340 Catheterization and introduction of saline....

(For radiological S&I of HSG, use 74740)


74740 Hysterosalpingography, radiological S&I...

(For intro. of saline/contrast for HSG, see 58340)

There are CPT Assistants that address the components of HSG.

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Old 06-12-2009, 08:04 AM
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Yes this really helped! Thank you.
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Old 07-21-2009, 07:56 AM
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Question HSG question

What if the physician is doing the procedure, but the radiologist is in the room with them and she supervises and interprets the report? I can not bill the 74740 in this case right?
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Old 07-21-2009, 10:07 AM
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I can't bill for the 76831 because my ob/gyn drs aren't credentialed to read them. So you need to look into that too. The radiologist here read them and bill for them even though it's in my report from my ob/gyn.

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