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I need help...since 12/12/21 I am getting my CPT code 00731 (anesthesia for upper endoscopic procedures) rejected by Medicare. Explanation on EOB is saying due to an LCD determination- I looked up t... [ Read More ]
I do not have my new CPT books yet and I was wondering if these are the anesthesia cross walk codes you are using in 2022 for :
MBB range 64490 - 64493 01937 or 01938
RFA range 64633 - 64635 01... [ Read More ]
We've always used 01992 as the crosswalk for 64493, but since the new codes came out my boss is using 01940 as a crosswalk for it. 01940 is destruction procedures by neurolytic agent, so why would she... [ Read More ]
Here is my situation.
Pt was in the preop holding area being prepped for a urological procedure. The anesthesiologist administered Fentanyl. The patient went into tachycardia and had to immediately... [ Read More ]