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    I have a patient who is receiving desensitization for Taxotere. He is receiving 15 pushes. Is it appropriate to bill 96409 for the first push and 96411 for the additional 14?

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    This is an interesting question. One would think that 96411 is for a different drug from the one administered with 96409. But there isn't and additional push code. It seems to me that this drug is usually given as a IV infusion. I hope others know the answer.

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