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Normal Saline Billing

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    If normal saline is ran for 45 minutes as protocol on every patient before a particular chemo drug in order to prevent organ damage, is that considered incident to the chemo drug or is it bill separately with 96361?
    Last edited by tjanz1418; 01-18-2012 at 02:53 PM.

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    Billed separately - 96361

    Good catch.

    Susan R, CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CHONC
    Certified HEM ONC Coding Specialist

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    Agree 96361 is correct.

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