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96372 - Could someone clarify

  1. #1
    Nashville, TN
    Default 96372 - Could someone clarify
    Medical Coding Books
    Could someone clarify for me this discription in the CPT book:
    Physician do not report 96372 for injections given without direct physician supervision. To report, use 99211. ??????? Who does this apply to? Is it saying a Physician needs direct supervision????

  2. #2
    Greeley, Colorado
    It simply means that the physician must be in the office. The physician does not have to actually watch the nurse give the injection.
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

  3. #3
    Seacoast- Dover New Hampshire
    I had the same problem, I think that the wording is very confusing.
    Karen Barron, CPC
    Hampton New Hampshire Chapter

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