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    How would you code a dobutamine stress echo done at the hospital?

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    If your doctor supervises and provides the report, performs the doppler portion of the stress echo you would code as follows:


    Since the test is being done in the hospital the physician cannot bill for administration of the dobutamine.

    Dolores, CPC - CCC

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