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Cerebral Vasospasm

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    Question Cerebral Vasospasm
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    The right MCA was treated for vasospasm with PTA and verapamil total 20mg.. Would you code 61640 only or also include 37202/75896?

    Thank you in advance for any direction you can give me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Liza559 View Post
    The right MCA was treated for vasospasm with PTA and verapamil total 20mg.. Would you code 61640 only or also include 37202/75896?

    Thank you in advance for any direction you can give me.
    Both are reportable, IMO.

    HTH
    Danny L. Peoples
    CIRCC,CPC

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    Thank you very much for your response.

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