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OB ultrasound 76820

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    If the patient is pregnant with Twins...can you bill the 76820 twice on the same day as 2 units?


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    This test determines the velocity of blood flow through the umbilical artery. As this is a twin pregnancy, it would have to be performed once on each fetus and should be billed as such.



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    Hi all!
    Can we bill it twice (no twin pregnancy) in a single day? let's say once along with 76805/15/16 and then with 76819?
    Thanks in advance
    Sreenivas Sajja

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    Per ACOG, 76820 is to be billed seperately for each fetus with a modifier -59 added to the addition code(s).

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    Thank you. Can u give the hyperlink please?

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    these inpt code are being denied as part of service during hosp visit can we add 59 mod to those codes for reimbursement?

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