For the Week of March 27, 2023

For IVUS coding, what code do we report if a single pathology such as a bridging lesion crosses from one vessel to another?

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Can contrast-enhanced ultrasound codes (76978–76979) be reported in addition to grayscale ultrasound codes if performed in the same session?

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Is there a CPT code to report when a respiratory therapist provides instruction on how to use incentive spirometry in a physician’s office?

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