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    I have a patient coming in for a nursing service injection. Its her own medication. Would it be appropriate to code a 99211 and do I need a modifier for this?


  2. #2
    North East Kansas
    I usually code the injection fee only.

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    I agree...the injection code only and the fact that the patient brought in her own meds should be documented in the chart.

  4. #4
    Kansas City, MO
    If you have a provider in the office (direct supervision), then you would bill 96372. The physician does not need to be in the room with the nurse during the injection, he/she must be present in the office suite. You only bill the 99211 if a physician is not available. Some carriers require you to add the name of the medication and the NDC number when the patient supplies the medication.
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