What is the difference between CPT code 76801 and 76817?

What is the difference between CPT code 76801 and 76817?

CPT code 76801 describes an ultrasound, pregnant uterus, real time image documentation, fetal and maternal evaluation, first trimester (<14 weeks 0 days), transabdominal approach, single or first gestation. CPT code 76817 represents an ultrasound, pregnant uterus, real time with image documentation, transvaginal.

What is a limited obstetrical ultrasound?

A limited ultrasound, as the name suggests, is performed to know about a specific aspect of the pregnancy such as the location of the embryo/fetus (inside the uterus or ectopic), whether the pregnancy is viable and the gestational age.

What is the difference between 76830 and 76856?

CPT code 76856 represents a non-obstetrical pelvic ultrasound, real time with image documentation; complete. CPT code 76830 represents a non-obstetrical transvaginal ultrasound.

What is a Level 1 OB ultrasound?

Sometimes this test is called a “ Level 1 ultrasound” or a “screening ultrasound.” At this stage of pregnancy, the ultrasound is done to check that the baby is growing normally, to look at the location of the placenta, and to be sure that there is enough amniotic fluid. It can also look for serious birth defects.

What is the CPT code for ultrasound?

CPT Code Common Modifier(s) CPT Description
76705 -26 Ultrasound, abdominal, real time with image documentation; limited (eg, single organ, quadrant, follow-up)

What is the diagnosis code for ultrasound?

Diagnostic Ultrasound Procedures CPT® Code range 76506- 76999.

Can 76818 and 76819 be billed together?

CPT codes 76818 and 76819: Profile assessments will be reimbursed for the second and any additional fetuses and should be reported separately by code 76818 or 76819 with the modifier 59 appended. CPT code 76820 will be reimbursed one time per fetus per date of service.

Can 76818 and 59025 be billed together?

In order to report code 76818, these five variables must be performed. Since fetal nonstress test is included in code 76818, code 59025, Fetal nonstress test, should not be reported separately.

Is CPT 76815 transabdominal or transvaginal?

No, 76815 is a transabdominal exam.

Can 76856 and 76830 be billed together?

We can billed Procedure code 76856 & 76830 together. Many coders have confusion in billing these two codes together. But, as per coding guidelines their are no NCCI edits between CPT code 76856 & 76830, hence both procedure codes can be coded together.

Can CPT code 76856 and 93975 be billed together?

CPT-4 codes 76830, 76856 and 76857 (non-obstetric sonography procedures), and codes 93975 and 93976 (duplex scan of arterial/venous flow) are not reimbursable if billed in conjunction with ICD-10-CM codes A34, O00. 0 – O9A. 53, Z33.

What is a Level 2 OB ultrasound?

A level II ultrasound, also known as a fetal anatomical survey, is recommended for almost all pregnant women. It is similar to a standard ultrasound, except it provides more detailed information. During the level II ultrasound, your doctor will examine your baby’s organs, brain, umbilical cord, gender and more.