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    Default 36569 Coding

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    Does anyone bill for peripheral catheters for post op pain management?

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    No, its not possible

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    Pasadena, CA


    Perhaps your pain mgmt doctor is ordering PCA??? Patient Controlled Anesthesia can be coded with E/M codes for each daily visit to the pt, typically 99231 w/ dx 338.18 or 338.12

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