An E/M service requires direct face-to-face evaluation and management of the patient's condition by a recognized provider - i.e. physician, NP, PA
No way a radiology tech (no matter how much special training s/he has) can charge an E/M of any kind.
Even if it was a doctor who was running the ultrasound ... when you code the global ultrasound code that INCLUDES the interpretation. Again, no E/M.
Just a wild guess here ... but are you the patient? If so, definitely report it to your insurance company.
F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC
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