AMA CPT® Assistant - 2001 Issue 6 (June)

Dialysis (June 2001)

June 2001 page 10c Coding Consultation Dialysis, 90989, 90993 (Q&A) Question I have a question about the dialysis training codes 90989 and 90993. Should code 90993 be reported for each training session, reporting code 90989 when the entire course is completed? AMA Comment Generally, a training course is given to a patient to teach the patient and/or helper to perform the procedures related to dialysis. If only a portion of the course is completed, code 90993, Dialysis training, patient, including helper where applicable, any mode, course not completed, per training session, should be reported for each session provided...

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