AAPC - Back to school
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: appendix US

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2007

    Default appendix US

    AAPC: Back to School
    What would be the proper CPT code for appendix US? 76857 or 76705?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Columbus GA


    If they are looking at only the quadrant where the appendix is then I would say the 76705.....the other is specific to a male and the pelvic area mostly the bladder

Similar Threads

  1. AMA - Appendix H???
    By Rudolph.Dmello in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-02-2015, 08:56 AM
  2. Dx code for appendix
    By vslaughter in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-09-2012, 11:55 AM
  3. Appendix
    By carol52 in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 12-14-2011, 09:51 AM
  4. Appendix US
    By Kimberley in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-12-2009, 10:23 AM
  5. Appendix G
    By ABrown in forum Anesthesia
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 07-03-2008, 03:30 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.