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    Family Practice physician had to break into the crash cart and give a patient nitroglycerin and asprin. Are these drugs separately billable?
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    Was the patient in a critical state? Thus the need for a crash cart? Would this then be considered critical care?

    I would not code for those supplies/drugs separately.

    thanks
    Tina

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