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    Question Anesthesia Blocks during surgery

    Thank you for the information. It has been very helpful.
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    Question Anesthesia Blocks during surgery

    Thank you for your help. I appreciate it.
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    Question Anesthesia Blocks during surgery

    Yes, the nerve block was used as the primary mode of anesthesia. No other anesthesia was documented as performed. Could you tell me where to look for the correct code? I am probably making this more complicated than it needs to be. I am just not sure which anesthesia code to look for? Thank you.
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    Question Anesthesia Blocks during surgery

    I recently started coding for anesthesia and am confused on which codes to use when a provider performs an anesthesia block as the only anesthesia for a surgical procedure. The example I have is surgery for an inguinal hernia repair (cpt 49650) and the anesthesiologist did an intrathecal block...
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    Inpatient seen in office

    Thank you for your help and great questions for me to clarify with provider. I know he is not on staff, but does have privileges. I am not sure why the patient was brought to the office as opposed to him going to the patients room? And I will have to make sure documentation is available to let...
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    Inpatient seen in office

    My provider has an office located in a hospital, however he is not a department of that hospital. I am not sure how to code for patients who are inpatients but brought to the office to be seen? I believe the place of service needs to be 21, but as far as what to bill for the visit I do not know...
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    E/M level for planned procedure

    I am a new coder working for a Urology office. My provider feels he should be able to bill an E/M visit for a planned diagnostic cystoscopy in the office due to the time he spends discussing with the patient his findings. These procedures are scheduled at the patients prior office visit. I...
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    Audit Tool Instructions

    Hi Debbie, may I please get a copy as well. Thank you. reception@urologyme.com
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