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Cardiology Coding Alert

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Master the Bubble Study

Question: My cardiologist performed a bubble study with a full echocardiogram. Would I use separate codes for the bubble study and echocardiogram? New York Subscriber Answer: No. CPT® does not offer codes specific to the bubble study. You would report a regular echocardiogram code, and here are some possibilities to choose from (others are possible): If the documentation supports the use of [...]