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    Hi,

    Please clarify on coding 96374 & 96376 on the following timings

    Lopressor given on 23:01,23:30 & 23:38

    Can I code as 96374 & 96376 or 96374 alone

    Please advise

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    I think You can code 96374 & 96376.

    Though CPT 96376 is done twice after the initial push, it can be used once, since the time interval between the first (23:01) and third (23:38) push only will eligible (minimum thiry minutes interval needed) for getting billed.

    Hope it helps!

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    Also remember 96376 is reported by the facility only. You did not state if this were administered in a facility or physician office.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Can 96376 be used for Rocephin when the start and stop time equals 27 min? And after an initial of 96365 has been charged by giving another drug infusion.
    Help!!

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