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Intraperitoneal chemo + therapeutic infusions

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    If 96446 is the main reason for the infusion visit (which would be the initial service even though this is not indicated by CPT as an initial), and other therapeutic infusions for pre-meds are infused during that session (96375, 96367 plus followed by hydration (96361), which codes would get the -59 modifier?

    Would you consider 96446 as an initial service?

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    96446 does not fall into the hierachy of infusion coding. This would be separate from the IV infusions that you are coding.

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