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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

You Be the Coder: Lower Level Ob Ultrasounds Despite Gestational Age

- Published on Tue, Apr 14, 2015
Question: I have recently read on Supercoder that it is appropriate to use CPT® code 76801 on a fetus that is over 16 weeks. I might be interpreting this incorrectly, but per the AMA Radiology Coding Strategies book, it says “The OB ultrasound codes are classified according to: the length of gestation. Codes 76801 and 76802 are used for complete exams [...]

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