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General Question for the Week of February 3, 2020

General Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

What code would I report for intra-arterial infusions lasting 31 minutes?

Answer:

For intra-arterial infusions lasting 31 minutes or greater beyond 1-hour increments (>91 minutes), report 96423.

96423 Chemotherapy administration, intra-arterial; infusion technique, each additional hour (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)

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