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Help with two codes

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    Lafayette Louisana
    Smile Help with two codes
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    We are an ASC and are faced with a slight problem. We have had a few vendors approach us with the codes 64416 and 64448. They tell us that we can bill either of these and make money. Please tell me how we can justify our cost with what we will make. Are these considered to be DME's or supplies and are not payable? Are this considered inclusive in the cost of the hospital equipment and supplies? How can we use these and get paid? Any ideas, anyone.

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    the two procedures are not common in an ASC as it would be a rare occasion for a doc to place an infusion pump and send the patient home with it. I'm sure its just a sales tactic....dont buy it!
    Mary, CPC, CANPC, COSC

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