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93230 coding for 48 or 78 hours

  1. Smile 93230 coding for 48 or 78 hours
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    I have asked this question before, but I need some clarification. CPT code 93230 if for 24 hour monitoring. If a patient is being monitored for 48 or 72 hours how would I code.
    Would I code 93230 for each date; or would I code 93230 for the initial date, and 93230 modifiers 52 for the subsequent days?

    Denyse Davis
    Last edited by davisdenyse; 10-19-2007 at 12:37 PM. Reason: 72 hours instead of 78
    Denyse Davis - CPC

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    code global (93230)for the initial day and that date of service (12/1/07)
    for the subsequent day bill scan (93232) and interp (93233) using that date of service (12/2/07)

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