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    I posted this question if conscious sedation can be billed for during cath's and TEE's. As I suspected this can not be done.

    Now my cardiologist says that we can bill conscious sedation while doing peripherals. I don't see the difference if all are done in the hospital setting. Please advise.


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    I always use the appendix G in the CPT book and if the code isn't there, you can bill for it. Good luck!

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    Also, look for the "moderate sedation" symbol next to the code. Look at the bottom of the page for the symbol. Appendix G is a great resource to utilize.

    good luck,

    Dolores, CPC-CCC

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