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Anesthesia Coding Alert

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Know How to Choose Between 01992 and 01936

Question: Is it appropriate to report 01992 with 01936, or are they inclusive of each other? I saw that they both have a base unit value of 5. Kentucky Subscriber Answer: It is difficult to recommend a specific coding tactic without seeing the anesthesia record. As in all cases, you should code based on the procedure performed, who performed it, and the [...]



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