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Begin With 36902 to Cross to Anesthesia for Dialysis Circuit

Question: What is the correct way to code for anesthesia related to angioplasty on a dialysis circuit? If the other physician reports 39602 for ultrasonic or fluoroscopic guidance, would it be correct to report 01930 for the anesthesia? Or would that code only apply if the procedure was performed by an interventional radiologist? Massachusetts Subscriber Answer: Begin by looking at 36902 (Introduction [...]

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