Coding Guidelines for Ultrasound in Pregnancy (2021)

Coding Guidelines for Ultrasound in Pregnancy (2021)

This policy outlines the medical necessity criteria for ultrasound use in pregnancy. Ultrasound is the most common fetal imaging tool used today. Ultrasound is accurate at determining gestational age, fetal number, viability, and placental location; and is necessary for many diagnostic purposes in obstetrics. The determination of the time and type of ultrasound should allow…