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CPT codes for ultrasounds for blunt chest and blunt abdominal trauma

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    Default CPT codes for ultrasounds for blunt chest and blunt abdominal trauma
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    Need other's opinions. What would be the CPT(s) for ultrasounds done in ER for blunt chest and blunt abdominal trauma?

    Scope: rule out free intra-abdominal and peri-cardinal fluid.
    Impression: Hepatorenial space visualized, splenorenal space visualized, no free fluid noted, left kidney visualized, right kidney visualized, liver visualized, bladder visualized, heart visualized,. Pericardinal effusion absent. Wall motion present.

    Any help is appreciated.

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    76705 for the abdominal exam.
    If limited echo was done for the pericardial then 93308, if chest ultrasound then 76604-52.

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