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Network Matters
News and Information for the
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Network

January 2015

Coverage for Diagnostic Ultrasound Exams 


After considering input from physician groups, Harvard Pilgrim will offer reimbursement for medically necessary diagnostic ultrasound exams (76536, 76705, 76775, 76857, 76870, 76872) that are billed with ultrasonic guidance for needle placement (76942) guidance.

This change will take effect for claims processed beginning April 1, 2015.

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