Radiology

Radiology Question for the Week of June 17, 2019

Radiology Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Can we use the OB ultrasound codes when the US identifies an ectopic pregnancy or no pregnancy?

Answer:

When a patient has a positive HCG indicating a pregnancy, it is appropriate to assign the correct OB ultrasound code. The correct CPT code choice is based on indications, not outcome.


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