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64555 - Electrical Nerve Stimulator

Ronald s Posted Thu 12th of July, 2012 22:05:36 PM

can someone help with above coding?

report reads: bilateral 4-lead subcutaneous Medtronic field stimulators with battery insertion ......

claim was billed 64555 x4

Medicare reason for no payment: # of units exceeds acceptable maximum

SuperCoder Answered Fri 13th of July, 2012 03:46:19 AM

You should put a maximum of 2 units, not more than that as per MUE table 2012.

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