Coding

  • 1.  Dating done and now back w vb

    Posted 11-15-2023 09:39

    Hi! Second question of the day- if a patient had a 6 week dating sonogram and comes back at 9 weeks w bleeding for another scan, do you bill 76815 bc the 801 was already done? Thank you!



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    Diana Garretto
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  • 2.  RE: Dating done and now back w vb

    Posted 11-16-2023 14:59

    Hi Diana,

    I recommend billing 76815 since you are only checking for viability and looking at the bleed/placenta. In certain situations, re-evaluation of the embryo and maternal anatomy is necessary, then 76801, rather than 76815, may be billed.

    Fadi



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    Fadi Bsat, MD, FAIUM
    Chair, SMFM Practice Management Committee
    Past Chair, SMFM Coding Committee
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