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IV Placement with 62311

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    Question IV Placement with 62311
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    In an office setting, is it acceptable to bill either CPT 96374 or 96360 for IV sedation with CPT 62311 if an RN or Doctor start the IV and administer a drug agent such as Versed. The patient is conscious through the procedure and is able to walk out of the office after the procedure.

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    you would need to use conscious sedation codes... 99144; 99143; 99145... look at them. However, you cannot code for conscious sedation if it is already included in the procedure.

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    96374 and 96360 are column two codes of 62311 based on the NCCI edits.

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