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    Default Port a cath and mac

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    If the surgeon places the port a cath (36566) and the anesthesiologist using MAC anesthesia which anesthesia code do you use the only thing I can come up with is 00532. I need help with this one.

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    Apr 2007
    Pasadena, CA


    yes, 00532=4 is the correct crosscode on the 2009 ASA crosswalk book.


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    Apr 2007


    Thanks I thought I was right but wanted to make sure. We use encoder pro and that would not give me the anesthesia code.

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