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96372 - Is anyone having any problems

  1. #1
    Seacoast- Dover New Hampshire
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    Is anyone having any problems with this new code? In all my coding information it states not to use 99211 with medication injections. What has changed? Is there a link explaining the CPT changes for 2009? Thanks.
    Karen Barron, CPC
    Hampton New Hampshire Chapter

  2. #2
    Duluth, Minnesota
    actually, nothing has changed regarding the use of the administration code except the code number. The "old"code 90772 states:
    >Physicians do not report 90772 for injections given without direct physician supervision. To reort, use 99211. Hospitals may report 90772 when the physician is not present<
    The "new" code 96372 states:
    >Physicians do not report 96372 for injections given without direct physician supervision. To reort, use 99211. Hospitals may report 96372 when the physician is not present<

    so, the "rule" remains the change.
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

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