If a patient has a diagnostic ultrasound prior (several days, weeks, etc.) to their procedure, should the diagnostic and procedure be listed on separate lines?
If both are part of the same case, they can be listed on the same line, regardless of the time period between them. If several procedures are done, based on the same diagnostic ultrasound, each procedure may count as a separate case, listed on separate lines, but the diagnostic ultrasound should only be listed once.
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