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code the fluroscopy?

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    Hi All! Quick question - Procedure: Insertion of DDD pacemaker. The op report indicates atrial and ventricular leads were placed (no mention of fluroscopy anywhere during placement) and then a notation that states "assured good position with fluroscopy". Do I code the fluroscopy?

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    The S&i code 71090 should be used with pacemaker insertion code. All kinds of radio services are inclusive in this one including fluoro.

    Girish Dadhich, CPC

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