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Old 04-29-2010, 12:47 PM
jewelrad jewelrad is offline
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Default US Aorta & Duplex scan of aorta

Techinique:Utilizing the curvilinear broadband multifrequency trasducer,longitudinal and short axis imaging of the abdominal aorta were obtained utilizing gray scale imgaing, color doppler imaging, and spectral analysis
Indicaiton:AAA
Finding:
Aorta:anerysmal dilatation:xx
maximal AP diameter:xx
maximal transverse diameter:xx
clot formaiton:xx
surrounding soft tissue:xx
surrounding fluid:xx
other finding:xx
other comment:xx
Impression:xx

I was thinking CPT code 76775 and 93979 because CPT book says evaluation fo vascular structrues using both color and spectral doppler is separately reportable. I am not 100% sure. Please help me.
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Old 05-02-2010, 08:07 PM
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yes it is, and you have to append the modifier 59 -93979, in order to get your
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Please see firt your Dx to justify correctly your coding.
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