CPT® 99156, Under Moderate (Conscious) Sedation

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 99156 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Moderate (Conscious) Sedation.

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A provider or other qualified healthcare professional, other than the provider performing a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure, administers medication to reduce consciousness, but not render the patient unconscious or asleep, in a patient five years of age or older. This code is for the initial 15 minutes of intraservice time.

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