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Groin Ultrasound - Recent Cath with Right Groin Access

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    Default Groin Ultrasound - Recent Cath with Right Groin Access
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    Indication: Recent Cath with Right Groin Access

    Right Groin ultrasound: There is normal flow in the right common femoral and SFA. No hematoma is noted. There is no pesudoaneurysm.

    Impression: Unremarkable right groin ultrasoun. No pesudoaneurysm.

    Is anyone billing for this??? thoughts on CPT?? 76705????

    Thanks~
    C. Weaver, CPC, CCC

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    Agree with 76705.
    Girish Dadhich, CPC

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    76882 as per ACR

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    I also have to agre with the 76882 for anatomic specific.

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    yes we can go with 76882

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    Just a thought process since my mind refuse to concieve the idea of giving 76886 on the ground it is for infant!! Do not mistake . How about giivng a try for 76970 ultrasound study for follow up (but we should specify ) ?

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    CPT Assistant/ AMA says to use 76882 for an us of the groin.

    BUT- Since they are looking at arteries in the extremity I would consider 93926....
    Last edited by chembree; 08-09-2011 at 07:25 AM. Reason: add extra info

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