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Is code 92973 the appropriate code for aspiration of a thrombus within a coronary vessel?

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Is there coverage for initial screening for hepatitis C virus (HCV) for adults at high risk for HCV infection?

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Can 76942 be billed more than once per session during trigger-point injections (e.g., 20553) if multiple areas are injected, or should it be one 76942 per session?

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Do you have any general tips regarding correct documentation for pulmonary function studies?

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If an IV antibiotic was administered but the MAR only contains the time the infusion started, can we charge for an IV push?

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