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What is the difference between CPT code 76376 and 76377?

What is the difference between CPT code 76376 and 76377?

CPT code 76376 can be reported when 3D rendering is performed by a radiologist or a specially-trained technologist at the acquisition scanner. CPT code 76377 is reported when the 3D post-processing images are reconstructed on an independent workstation with concurrent physician supervision.

What is the CPT code 76376?

Diagnostic imaging Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 76376 (3D rendering with interpretation and reporting of computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound) has been opened for provider type 20 (Physician, M.D., Osteopath, D.O) to bill with dates of service on or after February 1, 2019.

Does Cigna Cover 76376?

 Two-dimensional reconstruction (e.g. reformatting an axial scan into the coronal plane) is now included in all cross-sectional imaging base codes and is not separately reimbursable.  CPT®76376 does not require prior authorization.  CPT®76377 DOES require prior authorization.

Does Medicare cover myocardial strain imaging?

Medicare coverage guidance is not available for myocardial strain imaging. Therefore, the health plan’s medical policy is applicable.

Is Cigna good for pregnancy?

If you’re a Cigna health plan customer, enroll in the Cigna Healthy Pregnancies, Healthy Babies® program. It’s a program designed to help you and your baby stay healthy during your pregnancy and in the days and weeks following your baby’s birth.

Does Cigna cover birth?

Consistent with federal law effective 1/1/98, the Cigna national maternity policy includes coverage for 48 hours of hospitalization following a normal vaginal delivery and 96 hours following an uncomplicated Caesarean section.

What diagnosis will cover an echocardiogram?

An echocardiogram can diagnose many heart conditions, including: heart valve problems. heart murmurs. atrial fibrillation.

What is myocardial strain?

Cardiac strain or myocardial strain describes the deformation of the cardiac wall or chamber from a relaxed to a contracted condition more precisely the alteration of length in one dimension or spatial orientation.

How many ultrasounds does Cigna cover?

Up to two (2) routine two-dimensional (2D) standard or limited obstetrical ultrasound examinations (CPT® codes 76801, 76805, 76811, 76815) are considered medically necessary.

How much of childbirth does Cigna cover?

Childbirth/delivery professional services 20% coinsurance Not covered. Childbirth/delivery facility services 20% coinsurance Not covered. Home health care 20% coinsurance Not covered. Coverage is limited to 100 visits annual max.