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Cardiology Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Report EKG and Stress Echo With Confidence

Question: The cardiologist performed an electrocardiogram (EKG), and then he decided the patient needed a stress echo the same day. What CPT® codes should we report for this situation? The cardiologist is in an office setting and he provided all of the components of both tests. Colorado Subscriber Answer: You would report the stress echo using 93351 (Echocardiography, transthoracic, real-time [...]