93931, 93971, G0365

June 12, 2017

Question:

Can we bill codes 93931, 93971, and G0365 for these studies? If not, which codes we should bill? "Reason For Study: Failing left upper extremity fistula. History: Pre-operative mapping right upper extremity for dialysis access fistula placement. Patient states he is asymptomatic on todays exam. Conclusions: 1) Patent right upper extremity arterial inflow with complete Palmar arch. 2) Patent right cephalic vein measuring 5 mm in the upper arm and 2-3 mm in the wrist to forearm, respectively. 3) Patent right basilic vein but diminutive starting at the proximal biceps measuring 2 mm in diameter. Procedure: complete duplex scan was performed using B-mode gray scale imaging, Doppler spectral analysis, and color flow."

Question ID: 9472
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