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    Question central line/swans-ganz?

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    question on coding icu visit with swans ganz, central line plancement


    insurance denied 36556 as bundled into 93503.
    is that correct?

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    Default central line/swans-ganz

    According to the CCI, 36556 is mutually exclusive to 93503 but a modifier is allowed in order differentiate between the services provided. So if you have a different diagnosis that you can use for each procedure then you can bill the 36556 with the 93503. if not then just bill the 93503 with your critical care time.

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