CPT® 99153, Under Moderate (Conscious) Sedation

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 99153 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Moderate (Conscious) Sedation.

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Summary

The provider performing a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure administers medication to reduce consciousness, but not render the patient unconscious or asleep, beyond the 15 minutes of intraservice time covered by a primary code; this code requires the presence of a trained observer who assists in monitoring the patient .

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