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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

You Be the Coder: Envision This Code for U/S With IUD Removal

- Published on Fri, Apr 13, 2018
Question: A patient has to undergo ultrasonic guidance to remove an IUD. What would the correct CPT® code be for the ultrasound? New York Subscriber Answer: The code for the guidance would be 76998 (Ultrasonic guidance, intraoperative). In this case, you would report this with the code for IUD removal 58301 (Removal of intrauterine device [IUD]). But note that in [...]

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