A-line Placement Documentation Question

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Does the end time need to be documented for 36620? Or just the start time?
 

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Does the end time need to be documented for 36620? Or just the start time?

For anesthesia CPT 36620 is not a timed procedure. Although the documentation needs to state which provider performed the procedure (ex: anesthesiologist, CRNA, SRNA, surgeon). If performed by a provider other than anesthesia staff, it is not a billable service for anesthesia.
 
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