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MAC sedation for TEE

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    I was wondering what code you would use for a MAC sedation for a TEE.

    00520 or 00500?

    Thanks

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    We use 01922 with a QS modifier in addition to any other appropriate modifier(s). The QS shows MAC sedation was used. You'll need to list a supporting diagnosis for using MAC too.
    Lisa Alonso, MS Ed, COC, CPC, CRC
    LisaAlonso23@gmail.com

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