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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

Medical Indications and Equipment Will Decide Between Routine, Targeted Ultrasounds

You run the risk of an audit if you report these codes incorrectly. As many as 70 percent of women in the United States undergo a routine ultrasound (US) evaluation during their pregnancies, usually at 18-20 weeks’ gestation. In fact, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) maintains that physicians should include one complete US as a part of [...]