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    To bill a complete carotid US 93880 am I correct is saying that mention of the common, internal, and external carotid arteries as well as the vertebral arteries need to be documented in the report, otherwise; it's downcoded to 93882?


    Kimberley Tober, CPC
    Franklin, TN

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    93880 would be complete/bilateral, 93882 would be limited/unilateral

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