Does the radiologist have to be in the room with the gynecologist while the injection and exam are performed in order for the hospital to charge the following CPT® code in the outpatient department?

74740 Hysterosalpingography, radiological supervision and interpretation


This code does require personal (in the room) supervision.

For the hospital, this doesn’t necessarily have to be a radiologist, but the physician must qualify as “supervisory physician” for the imaging part of the study. Details about the supervisory physician can be found in the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, chapter 6, section 20.4.4 at

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