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76937 Ultrasound Guidance for vascular access

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    Default 76937 Ultrasound Guidance for vascular access
    Medical Coding Books
    Does anyone have any information on billing this code for the year 2011? I have found Q/A posted online for Dr. Z but it is from August 2010. In the article it gave documentation requirements and covered ICD dx for this code. Does anyone have a Dr. Z book for 2011 with this information???

    Any info would be of help!

    C. Weaver, CPC, CCC

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    Default 76937 requirements for 2011...
    Documentation of US guidance for evaluation of potential access site, documentation of selected vessel patency, concurrent real-time US visualization of needle entry, and permanent recording and report.

    Mary Kay Jeskey CPC

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    Thanks Mary!

    I feel like there are certain coverage restrictions for billing this.... Can someone look it up in their EnCoder???
    C. Weaver, CPC, CCC

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