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    I have patient that had a procedure and then a block 64445. Then within 24 hours had a 64446 sciatic nerve block continuous infusion done but done by another Anesthesiologist. Can we bill out both and add a 77 to the 64446 and get paid.

    Thanks,
    Jenny

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    1) are both physicians under the same tax id?
    2) two different procedure codes, so I am confused on why you want to use 77 for repeat procedure??

    If both doctors are under the same tax id, the 58 or 78 seem more appropriate.

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    Both doctors are under the same Tax id. I was ugoing to use the 77 because it is a different doctor.

    Thanks,
    Jenny

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    since its the same tax id, there is no need to use the 77.

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    Thanks!!!!

    Jenny

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    Just found out that the 6446 was done in the recovery room. So could I still use a 78 or 58.

    Jenny

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