CPT Codes


93886 Transcranial Doppler of intracranial arteries
93888 Follow up study
Valid from January 1st 2005
93980 Autoregulation Study
93892 Emboli detection without microbubbles
93893 Emboli detection with microbubbles
These three codes cannot be co-reported with the limited study 93888 but may be co-reported with a complete
bilateral study 93886. For further information please contact Delicate.
CPT codes and their descriptors are property of the American Medical Association
ICD-9 Codes That Support Medical Necessity
430 Subarachnoid hemorrhage
433.00 Occlusion and stenosis of basilar artery without mention of cerebral infarction
433.01 Occlusion and stenosis of basilar artery with cerebral infarction
433.10 Occlusion and stenosis of carotid artery without mention of cerebral infarction
433.11 Occlusion and stenosis of carotid artery with cerebral infarction
433.20 Occlusions and stenosis of vertebral artery without mention of cerebral infarction
433.21 Occlusion and stenosis of vertebral artery with cerebral infarction
433.30 Occlusion and stenosis of precerebral arteries multiple and bilateral without mention of cerebral infarction
433.31 Occlusion and stenosis of precerebral arteries multiple and bilateral with cerebral infarction
434.00 Cerebral thrombosis without mention of cerebral infarction
434.01 Cerebral thrombosis with cerebral infarction
434.10 Cerebral embolism without mention of cerebral infarction
434.11 Cerebral embolism with cerebral infarction
434.90 Cerebral artery occlusion, unspecified without mention of cerebral infarction
434.91 Cerebral artery occlusion, unspecified with cerebral infarction
435.0 Basilar artery syndrome
435.1 Vertebral artery syndrome
747.81 Anomalies of cerebrovascular system
780.01 Coma
Coding Guidelines
These procedures can be performed in the following places of service:
11 Office
21 Inpatient Hospital
22 Outpatient Hospital
23 Emergency Room-Hospital
51 Inpatient Psychiatric Facility
61 Comprehensive Inpatient Treatment Center

Reimbursement for a limited transcranial Doppler study of the intra-cranial arteries
(93888) is included in the basic allowance of a complete transcranial Doppler
study of the intra cranial arteries (93886) when billed on the same day by the same provider.
The most common specialties one would expect to see performing these services are:
01 General Practice
06 Cardiovascular Disease
08 Family Practice
11 Internal Medicine
13 Neurology
14 Neurological Surgery
30 Radiology/Diagnostic Radiology
77 Vascular Surgery
78 Cardiac Surgery
95 Independent Physiological Laboratory
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