Radiology

Radiology Question for the Week of March 23, 2020

Radiology Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

The code for a single gestation for nuchal translucency is 76813. Is the 76813 code supposed to be used in lieu of 76801 OB<14 weeks or in addition to this code?

Answer:

Nuchal translucency measurements are not included in 76801/76802. If both studies are ordered, performed and documented, assign code 76813 in addition to 76801.


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