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    Default Lumbar Puncture 62270 Supervision Requirements

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    Is it enough for the TP to say "I was present to observe Dr. X perform the key components of the lumbar puncture" or is more needed. Suggestions?

    Thanks a ton

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    CMS Transmittal 811
    JANUARY 13, 2006

    Hope this helps,
    Anthony McCallum, CPC, CIRCC, CPC-I, CCS

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    So that statement is sufficient?

    Sorry....just a bit confused

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