Below is a list summarizing the CPT codes for diagnostic ultrasound procedures of the extremities.
CPT Code 76881
CPT 76881 describes a complete joint ultrasound with real-time imaging and image documentation.
CPT Code 76882
CPT 76882 describes the real-time evaluation of joint space, peri-articular tendons, muscles, nerves, other soft-tissue structures, or soft-tissue masses with image documentation using limited ultrasound of nonvascular extremity structures.
CPT Code 76885
CPT 76885 describes an ultrasound of the infant’s hips in real-time with imaging documentation and dynamic manipulation requiring a physician or other qualified health care professional.
CPT Code 76886
CPT 76886 describes a limited, static ultrasound of an infant’s hips with real-time imaging documentation that does not require a physician or other qualified health care professional manipulation.