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  1. #1
    Long Island/New York
    Default Mua
    Medical Coding Books
    Just wanted to clarify..if I remember right you can do 3 different d.o.s./treatments for MUA's.

    Am I right or is it a case-by-case basis?


  2. Default
    This question is not very clear... what's the reason is for the MUA? Is a prosthetic joint??? I would assume any MUA done on 3 different dates would have to be considered on a case-by-case basis.

  3. #3
    Default Mua
    I worked for an ASC and we do the MUA's on 3 different DOS and we get paid for all of them if the procedures are not experimental or investigational, for instance I get deny by CIGNA and other carriers for CPT 22505.

    Hope this helps!!

  4. #4
    Long Island/New York
    thanks noraz...that's the way I did them at the ASC and haven't done them since. Just wanted to clarify. Carriers love to deny as 'experimental' but they usually get paid in the end - just a lot of paperwork..


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