If we have an ultrasound of the back (soft tissue) or any part of the body (not including head, neck or extremities), we use code 76999—unlisted ultrasound procedure (e.g., diagnostic, interventional). We have one today looking at a mass on the soft tissue area of the T-spine. Last week we had a soft tissue of the chest. Just making sure there is not another code you feel we should be using.
The American Medical Association and American College of Radiology have recommended the following codes for soft tissue ultrasounds:
|Code||Soft tissue area|
|76999||Other soft tissue areas|
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