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    We administered IV hydration to a patient for 1.5 hours. Do we report 96360 x 1 or 96360 x 1 and 96361 x1? We are confused on hydration coding. Thanks.
    Dawson Ballard, Jr., CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CCS-P, CPC-P, CRHC, AAPC Fellow
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    96360 only... you would have to meet or exceed 31 minutes on your second hour to get the + 96361

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    Thanks so much!
    Dawson Ballard, Jr., CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CCS-P, CPC-P, CRHC, AAPC Fellow
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