Ultrasound Question for the Week of October 17, 2016

Question:

Question:

When we perform a thyroid ultrasound and soft tissue neck ultrasound at the same session, can we assign the following code twice?

76536 Ultrasound, soft tissues of head and neck (e.g., thyroid, parathyroid, parotid), real time with image documentation twice?
 

Answer:

Answer:

If the procedures are ordered and performed at the same time, report code 76536 only once.