Cardiology

Cardiology Question for the Week of December 2, 2019

Cardiology Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

What codes do I report for echocardiography performed with contrast in the hospital setting?

Answer:

Echocardiography with contrast is a noninvasive procedure to define vascular anatomy and function as well as evaluate the myocardium and pericardium. To bill for echocardiography performed with contrast in the hospital setting, use codes C8921–C8930.


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