Question:

We did an ultrasound on a patient who has a lump externally in the epigastric region. What code should be assigned?

Answer:

This circumstance is coded as 76705 according to the American Medical Association (AMA) and the American College of Radiology (ACR).

76705 Ultrasound, abdominal, real time with image documentation; limited (eg, single organ, quadrant, follow-up)

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