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Thread: Midline placed in ir before ct exam

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    Apr 2007
    Greater Portland (Maine)

    Default Midline placed in ir before ct exam

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    Can a facility charge separately for placement of a midline catheter by IV specialist prior to CT exam?
    RCBartholomew, CPC-H, CEDC

  2. #2
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    Apr 2007
    Alexandria, LA


    Per CMS, if the access is just for CT contrast, it is not separately coded. (NCCI Policy Manual, chapter 9)

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    Apr 2007


    For ct if midline is placed it cant be coded separately

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