Mary LeGrand, RN, MA, CCS-P, CPC
This column addresses recently asked questions on coding orthopaedic procedures. Remember, you can direct specific coding questions to the AAOS for review by the Coding, Coverage, and Reimbursement Committee and AAOS staff. Visit www.aaos.org/coding for more coding information.
Injections with ultrasound guidance
Q: Can the ultrasound guidance CPT code—76942—be reported when the physician performs a major joint injection (CPT code 20610) using ultrasound guidance?