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EEG during carotid surgery-help

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    Hi Friends,

    Our Physician provided interpretation of EEG during carotid surgery(95955.26)
    which usually take 20mins of time. But this time it took around 2hrs for the same. Now I would like to know that which other CPT code we should code along with 95955.26 for the extra time spent by physician in the operating room.
    Please help.

    Thanks & Regards,
    Neha Bhatnagar, CPC, CPC-H

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    Those codes are not time based. If all the provider did was the EEG there is nothing else you can bill. It doesn't matter if it takes 2 minutes or all day, you still get paid the same.


    Laura, CPC, CEMC

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