Cervicocerebral Imaging – What’s Not Included

Cervicocerebral Imaging – What’s Not Included

November 30, 2017

What’s not included in the diagnostic cervicocerebral imaging codes and can be reported separately?

The diagnostic cervicocerebral imaging codes do not include:

  • Interventional procedures such as angioplasty or embolization
  • Endovascular stent placement
  • Ultrasound guidance for vascular access, e.g., 76937 with 36221-36228
  • Selective arterial catheterization outside the carotid and vertebral arteries and branches
  • 3-D rendering, e.g., 76376 or 76377
  • Moderate sedation (99151-99157).

*This response is based on the best information available as of 11/30/17.


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