Results 1 to 2 of 2

Coding Epiaortic ultrasound intra operatively

  1. #1
    Unhappy Coding Epiaortic ultrasound intra operatively
    Exam Training Packages
    Has anyone heard anything about billing a 59 modifier with the 76998 (ultrasound intraop)? I have always just billed with the modifier 26, but someone told my Dr to use the 59/26. Can anyone please clarify this? Thanks!:

  2. #2
    I always use the 26/59 when billing the 76998.

    Kris Felty, CPC, CCC

Similar Threads

  1. ASC reporting peripheral nerve blocks - post operatively
    By Mjones7 in forum Outpatient Facilities
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 02-13-2014, 01:33 PM
  2. Epiaortic scanning with CABG
    By smboydcpc in forum Cardiovascular Thoracic
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 10-16-2013, 09:20 PM
  3. Intra-Articular Injection w/Ultrasound
    By in forum Billing/Reimbursement
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-30-2012, 02:45 PM
  4. epiaortic Ultrasound
    By carps14 in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-26-2010, 10:15 AM
  5. Suture removal post operatively
    By jlv1980 in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-29-2010, 07:00 AM

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.