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Procedure Code 97016

  1. Default Procedure Code 97016
    Medical Coding Books
    Is anyone familiar with this code? Do you charge for each device applied or do you only code once per session? Your answers would really be appreciated. Thank you.

  2. #2
    Duluth, Minnesota
    per the CDR:
    The health care provider applies a vasopneumatic device to treat extremity edema (usually lymphedema). A pressurized sleeve is applied. Girth measurements are taken pre- and posttreatment. Typically only one unit is billed per day. However, when multiple separate treatment sessions are performed per day, it is appropriate to report one unit for each treatment session.

    help at all??
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

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