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    Payers are denying 76830 and 76817 (transvaginal U/S) when performed with 76856 and 76801 (transabdominal U/S), but there are no edits between the code pairs.

    The edits were deleted years back. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

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    Apr 2007
    Kansas City, MO


    Actually, you probably need to check with your payer and see if they follow the ACR (American College of Radiology) Appropriateness Guidelines. If they do, you probably need to make your physician aware. I have attached the link to the guidelines. It has to do with certain procedures being more appropriate for a diagnosis.

    Angela Jordan, CPC
    AAPC of Kansas City
    National Advisory Board Representative Region 5

    Medical Revenue $olutions
    Senior Managing Consultant


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