You're correct, this code has both the professional and technical component. (A good way to research this it to check out the Physician fee schedule at the CMS website.)
From your post, it appears he does not own the equipment, and is paying for the contracted tech to administer the test, so he's not absorbing the full cost of performing the global code. This means he cannot bill globally. If I'm understanding correctly, he's only doing the supervision, interpretation and report. Bill the code with the -26. The technician and her doppler are going to bill the -TC.
But, I'm not sure what contractual arrangements have been made by this physician, and because he pays for the technician to show up with her doppler, it may be determined that he can bill the global code, since he pays for the use of both the tech and the doppler. What has he arranged? If the doppler company is billing the -TC, it would be unfortunate, because not only is your doc going to get reduced payment for only the professional component, he's absorbing some cost for the technical component, and not getting reimbursed. See if you can take a peek at his arrangement with the doppler company,and re-negotiate for the ability to bill the global code.
If it's determined that you should only bill the -26, you will need to contact your payers to rebill corrected claims.
Hope this helps.
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