CPT® 76979, Under Other Diagnostic Ultrasound Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 76979 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Other Diagnostic Ultrasound Procedures.

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The provider again injects the patient intravenously with contrast material consisting of lipid– or protein–coated microspheres filled with a gas core and performs an additional targeted microbubble contrast–enhanced ultrasound examination to assess lesions suspicious for malignancy or to assess the blood flow in organs such as the liver and kidneys.

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