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Anesthesia Coding Alert

You Be the Coder: Separate Ultrasound Code With Anesthesia Service

- Published on Tue, Jan 20, 2015
Question: One of our anesthesia providers has asked about billing for ultrasound guidance (76942) when he places an IV line for fluids. I know the IV line is part of the anesthesia service and there is no separate billing for the IV, but can we bill 76942 the guidance in this situation? New York Subscriber Answer: No, you cannot bill an ultrasound [...]

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