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    When coding a recurring account with antibiotic infusion 3 times a day for 3 days will you have 1 initial 96365 with each additional 96366 or an initial each time? Can anyone help?


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    Hi Ellen:

    When you have more than one IV site or additional encounters in a single day, you can report more than one initial code; append modifier 59 to the additional initial services to indicate the distinct service(s).

    Here are a few resources:

    July 2011 Coding Edge Eliminate Infusion Confusion


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    Very Helpful! Thank You.

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