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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

Recognize These Requirements/Near Requirements For Fetal MRs

Gestational age: The American College of Radiology (ACR) recommends that fetal MR be deferred until after 20 weeks. “This is in part because the fetus is so small at earlier gestational ages that MR is unlikely to add much additional information to ultrasound, but it is also because the effects of energy from the MR on the developing fetus are [...]