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  1. #1
    Long Island/New York
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    I have a BC/BS pateint where they denied 36620 + 36556. They state the dx codes are not covered. dx codes are 278.01 and 518.89. Now would I need more specific dx codes for CVP and A-line? Thanks..

    This is a S Dakota patient...

  2. #2
    Were these lines placed during anesthesia for intra-operative monitoring? If so, I would use the surgical diagnosis.

    Julie, CPC

  3. #3
    Long Island/New York
    the surgical dx was ovarian cancer. Would that get 36620 + 36556 paid as they were done intra-opertaively? Thanks..

  4. #4
    I have always used to surgical diagnosis for intra-operative monitoring lines and have never had a payment issue with any payer.

    Julie, CPC

  5. #5
    Long Island/New York
    ok..thank you.

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