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    How do I code transesophageal and transthoracic echocardiogram with sedation?

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    2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Book
    The transesophageal echo codes 93312 through 93318 include moderate sedation, so you cannot bill for the sedation. Patients are not usually sedated for a transthoracic echo.

    Doreen

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