Cardiology Question for the Week of January 16, 2017


Can we use the following CPT code for ultrasound guidance for vascular access in the heart cath lab if we have documentation and archived images?

76937 Ultrasound guidance for vascular access requiring ultrasound evaluation of potential access sites, documentation of selected vessel patency, concurrent realtime ultrasound visualization of vascular needle entry, with permanent recording and reporting (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)