Radiology

Radiology Question for the Week of December 23, 2019

Radiology Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

When we code for an US on an infant for pyloric stenosis, is this US of abdomen or US of the chest?

Answer:

To code for an US on an infant for pyloric stenosis you would report 76705—limited abdominal

76705 Ultrasound, abdominal, real time with image documentation; limited (eg, single organ, quadrant, follow-up)

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