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Lymphazurine blue injection

  1. #1
    North East Kansas
    Default Lymphazurine blue injection
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    When the physician injects the lymphazurine blue into the subareolar space in the operating room, which code is appropriate- 38900 or 38792 77. The Radionucleotide injection was done prior. Do I need a mod. on 38900 if that is the correct code? Also do I code, the placement of metallic clips for radiation? Thanks, Karen
    Karen Strobel CPC, CPMA

  2. #2
    Boise, Idaho
    correct code for the methylne blue is +38900. I am not sure about the clips. I have never coded them.

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