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Old 03-14-2011, 02:14 PM
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Default Coding echocardiogram

How do I code transesophageal and transthoracic echocardiogram with sedation?
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Old 03-14-2011, 02:54 PM
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The transesophageal echo codes 93312 through 93318 include moderate sedation, so you cannot bill for the sedation. Patients are not usually sedated for a transthoracic echo.

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