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Midline placed in ir before ct exam

  1. #1
    Greater Portland (Maine)
    Default Midline placed in ir before ct exam
    Medical Coding Books
    Can a facility charge separately for placement of a midline catheter by IV specialist prior to CT exam?
    RCBartholomew, CPC-H, CEDC

  2. #2
    Alexandria, LA
    Per CMS, if the access is just for CT contrast, it is not separately coded. (NCCI Policy Manual, chapter 9)

  3. #3
    For ct if midline is placed it cant be coded separately

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