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    Unhappy Internal Med

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    How would you code for a nurse to administer B12 shots?

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    Apr 2007


    as long a the physician is present in the office at time of service, and pt is not on a government plan with incident to guidelines. administration code for a sub q injection is 96372 x 1, then the b-10 j3420 x 1.

    hope this helps.


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    Pt is on Medicare

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    Apr 2007
    Columbia, MO


    It does not matter the insurance , the 96372 is the code for the administration of an injection. The payer does not matter. They will either pay it or not depending on medical necessity.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Talking Thanks

    Thank you ladies for all your help.

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