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    Question Bill for bags of saline w/chemo?

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    Are bags of saline or dextrose billable with chemo treatment or are they included just as IV tubing is included?

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    Default Bill for bags of saline w/chemo?

    Good Morning,

    Bags of fluid used as a delivery for chemo or other drugs are considered supply and should not be billed.

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    Apr 2007
    Bettendorf, IA


    The only time you can bill bags of saline when giving chemo is if the bags are used seperately for hydration. =0)

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    Apr 2007


    Thanks so much!
    K. Patrician, CPC

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    Can you tell me where you found this information?

    Thank you!

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