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    Health Service Code 13.59C

    Initiation of intravenous

    NOTE:
    1. Sole procedure only and may not be claimed in addition to a radiology service.
    2. May be claimed in addition to a visit or a consultation providing the purpose of the visit is not for the initiation of the intravenous.
    3. May be claimed only when performed by a physician where suitable qualified nursing personnel are unavailable.
    Common terms:
    • IV
    Category:M Minor Procedure
    Base rate:$30.35

    Fee modifiers:

    TypeCode# of callsExplicitActionAmount
    TRAYMAJTIncrease By$38.78
    NBTRNBTRYes
    SURCEVYesIncrease By$48.70
    SURCNTAMYesIncrease By$116.83
    SURCNTPMYesIncrease By$116.83
    SURCWKYesIncrease By$48.70

    Governing Rules: