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    Default CPT for shoulder reduction

    Would 23655 be appropriate code for closed reduction of shoulder dislocation with conscious sedation?

    Thanks for any help.

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    No, conscious sedation is not an anesthesia service. Code the reduction without anesthesia and use the CS codes in the Medicine section, 99143... with supporting documentation which is usually a moderate (conscious) sedation flowsheet.

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