Sciatic blocks

Jarant

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I have patient that had a procedure and then a block 64445. Then within 24 hours had a 64446 sciatic nerve block continuous infusion done but done by another Anesthesiologist. Can we bill out both and add a 77 to the 64446 and get paid.

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Jenny
 

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1) are both physicians under the same tax id?
2) two different procedure codes, so I am confused on why you want to use 77 for repeat procedure??

If both doctors are under the same tax id, the 58 or 78 seem more appropriate.
 

Jarant

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Both doctors are under the same Tax id. I was ugoing to use the 77 because it is a different doctor.

Thanks,
Jenny
 

Jarant

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Just found out that the 6446 was done in the recovery room. So could I still use a 78 or 58.

Jenny
 
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